Song of Zechariah

Author: James Quinn

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Text Information

First Line: Blest be the God of Israel, The ever living Lord
Title: Song of Zechariah
Latin Title: Benedictus
Author: James Quinn
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: © 1969, James Quinn, SJ

Tune

FOREST GREEN

FOREST GREEN is an English folk tune associated with the ballad "The Ploughboy's Dream." Ralph Vaughan Williams (PHH 316) turned FOREST GREEN into a hymn tune for The English Hymnal (1906), using it as a setting for "O Little Town of Bethlehem." Shaped in rounded bar form (AABA), FOREST GREEN has th…

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KINGSFOLD

Thought by some scholars to date back to the Middle Ages, KINGSFOLD is a folk tune set to a variety of texts in England and Ireland. The tune was published in English Country Songs (1893), an anthology compiled by Lucy E. Broadwood and J. A. Fuller Maitland. After having heard the tune in Kingsfold,…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #79Audio
Catholic Book of Worship III #660
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #601
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #142
Worship (3rd ed.) #6



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