Praise to the Living God

Author: Curtis Beach

Beach, Curtis. (Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 9, 1914--February 23, 1993, Bangor, Maine). Comes from several generations of ministers. He was educated at Harvard (B.A. 1935), Boston University School of Theology (S.T.B. 1941), and the University of Southern California (Ph.D. 1957). Minister of the Neighborhood Church, Pasedena (1943-1959), and the Smithfield United Church in Pittsburgh from 1959-1975. Minister of First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, Maine, 1975-1980. --Carlton R. Young, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: Praise to the living God, The God of love and light
Title: Praise to the Living God
Author: Curtis Beach
Meter: D
Language: English
Copyright: © 1966 by the Estate of Curtis Beach



Composed for Bridges's text by George J. Elvey (PHH 48), DIADEMATA was first published in the 1868 Appendix to Hymns Ancient and Modern. Since that publication, the tune has retained its association with this text. The name DIADEMATA is derived from the Greek word for "crowns." The tune is lively an…

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Community of Christ Sings #8
Hymns of Truth & Light #18
The New Century Hymnal #8
Include 3 pre-1979 instances