Arise, My Soul, Awake And Sing

Full Text

Arise, my soul, awake and sing
The triumphs of thy heavenly king;
The Lord is risen, His foes are fled;
He reigns the Lord of quick and dead.

So shall His saints with gladness rise
And rest on Him their joyful eyes;
Then shall they mourn and weep no more,
But with eternal praise adore.

Author: Arthur T. Russell

Arthur Tozer Russell was born at Northampton, March 20, 1806. He entered S. John's College, Cambridge, in 1824, took the Hulsean Prize in 1825, and was afterwards elected to a scholarship. He was ordained Deacon in 1829, Priest in 1830, and the same year was appointed Vicar of Caxton. In 1852, he was preferred to the vicarage of Whaddon. In 1863, he removed to S. Thomas', Toxteth Park, near Liverpool, and in 1867, to Holy Trinity, Wellington, Salop. He is the editor and author of numerous publications, among them several volumes of hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Arise, my soul, awake and sing
Title: Arise, My Soul, Awake And Sing
Author: Arthur T. Russell
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

WARRINGTON

WARRINGTON was composed by Ralph Harrison (b. Chinley, Derbyshire, England, 1748; d. Manchester, Lancashire, England, 1810) and published in his collection of psalm tunes, Sacred Harmony (1784). The tune's rising inflections help to accent words such as erotic (probably the only time this word has b…

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9749
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