O Round As the World Is the Orange

O round as the world is the orange you give us!

Author: Fred Pratt Green (1979)
Tune: ARLES
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Source: Moravian Book of Worship #304
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Author: Fred Pratt Green

The name of the Rev. F. Pratt Green is one of the best-known of the contemporary school of hymnwriters in the British Isles. His name and writings appear in practically every new hymnal and "hymn supplement" wherever English is spoken and sung. And now they are appearing in American hymnals, poetry magazines, and anthologies. Mr. Green was born in Liverpool, England, in 1903. Ordained in the British Methodist ministry, he has been pastor and district superintendent in Brighton and York, and now serves in Norwich. Here he continues to write new hymns "that fill the gap between the hymns of the first part of this century and the 'far-out' compositions that have crowded into some churches in the last decade or more." --Seven New Hymns of… Go to person page >

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First Line: O round as the world is the orange you give us!
Title: O Round As the World Is the Orange
Author: Fred Pratt Green (1979)
Meter: 12.11.12.11
Language: English
Copyright: © 1979 by Hope Publishing Company. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Tune

ARLES

ARLES was composed by Charles H. Gabriel (PHH 24), a prolific composer of gospel hymn tunes; it was associated with this psalm in the 1912 Psalter. Named after the French city, ARLES bears energetic, rhythmically precise accompaniment and four-part singing. For variety and contrast, sing the stanzas…

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