To God Compose a Song of Joy

Author: Ruth C. Duck

Ruth C. (Carolyn) Duck is Professor of Worship at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. Dr. Duck received her ThD in Theology and Liturgy from Boston University School of Theology in 1989. Her primary research interests include baptism, liturgical healing, liturgy and culture, and feminist study of liturgy. She was the President of the North American Academy of Liturgy in 2007 and served on the Academy Committee, 2006-2009. Her current project is a textbook on worship, Worship for the Whole People of God (to be published by Westminster Knox, forthcoming).  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To God compose a song of joy
Title: To God Compose a Song of Joy
Author: Ruth C. Duck (1986)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: © Ruth Duck. Used by permission.

Tune

KEDDY


RICHMOND (Haweis)

RICHMOND (also known as CHESTERFIELD) is a florid tune originally written by Thomas Haweis (PHH 270) and published in his collection Carmina Christo (1792). Samuel Webbe, Jr., adapted and shortened the tune and published it in his Collection of Psalm Tunes (1808). It was reprinted in 1853 in Webbe's…

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Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #219
The New Century Hymnal #36



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