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Composer (attributed to): James Nares

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Composer: Johann Georg Hille

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Tune Information

Composer (attributed to): James Nares
Composer: Johann Georg Hille (1739)
Place of Origin: Glauchau, Germany
Meter: 7.6.7.6.7.7.7.6
Incipit: 15123 23456 54321
Key: F Major/F Major or modal/G Major
Source: Einige neue und zur Zeit noch nicht durchgängig bekante Melodeyen zu dem neuen Cöthenischen Gesangbüchlein, 1739; Foundery Collection, 1742

Texts

Rise, my soul, and stretch thy wings

Rise, my soul, and stretch thy wings,
Thy better portion trace;
Rise from transitory things,
Towards heaven, thy native place;
Sun, and moon, and stars decay,
Time shall soon this earth remove;
Rise, my soul, and haste away
To seats prepared above.

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Praise the Lord Who Reigns Above

Praise the Lord who reigns above
and keeps his court below;
praise the holy God of love
and all his greatness show;
praise him for his noble deeds,
praise him for his matchless power;
him from whom all good proceeds
let earth and heaven adore.

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Notes

For more tune info, see Zahn 7341a or Hymn Tune Index 1648a-d. Note that attributions to James Nares don't appear until after 1820.

Media

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #33
Text: Praise the Lord Who Reigns Above
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #23
The Cyber Hymnal #782
Text: Celebrate Immanuel's Name
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The Cyber Hymnal #1518
Text: Father, God, We Glorify
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The Cyber Hymnal #2232
Text: Hearken to the Solemn Voice
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The Cyber Hymnal #5608
Text: Praise the Lord Who Reigns Above
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The Cyber Hymnal #5814
Text: Rise, My Soul, and Stretch Thy Wings
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The Cyber Hymnal #7365
Text: When Descending from the Sky
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The United Methodist Hymnal #96
Text: Praise the Lord Who Reigns Above
Worship and Rejoice #46
Text: Praise the Lord Who Reigns Above

Instances

Instances (49)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
A Hymnal for Friends #123
Baptist Hymnal 1956 #122
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #33TextImageAudioScore
Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #438TextImage
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #334Image
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #23AudioScore
Christian Science Hymnal #296
Christian Worship: a hymnal #573
Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #452TextImage
Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #479Image
Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #447aImage
Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #181
Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #702Image
Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #754Image
Hymns for the Living Church #18TextImage
Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #274Image
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book: official hymn book of the Methodist Church #344Image
Pentecostal Hymns No. 3: A winnowed collection for evangelical services, young people's societies and Sunday Schools #242Image
Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #242Image
Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #150IImage
Renew! #253TextImage
Sing Joyfully #26TextImage
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1275Image
Songs of Praise with Tunes #304Image
The Academic Hymnal #58Image
The Book of Worship: prepared for the use of the New Church, by order of the general convention (New York ed.) #13Image
The Church Hymnal: revised and enlarged in accordance with the action of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892. (Ed. B) #512aImage
The Church Hymnal ... Seventh-Day Adventist Church #668
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #40
The Cyber Hymnal #782TextAudioScore
The Cyber Hymnal #1518TextAudioScore
The Cyber Hymnal #2232TextAudioScore
The Cyber Hymnal #5608TextAudioScore
The Cyber Hymnal #5814TextAudioScore
The Cyber Hymnal #7365TextAudioScore
The Evangelical Hymnal with Tunes #385aImage
The Gospel Psalmist #425Image
The Hymnal: as authorized and approved by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1916 #114aTextImage
The Hymnal of Praise #232Image
The Hymnal : published in 1895 and revised in 1911 by authority of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America : with the supplement of 1917 #590Image
The Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892 #512TextImage
The Hymnbook #330
The National Hymn Book of the American Churches: comprising the hymns which are common to the hymnaries of the Baptists, Congregationalists, Episcopalians, Lutherans, Methodists, Presbyterians... #60Image
The Praise Hymnary: a collection of sacred song #219Image
The Riverdale Hymn Book #278Image
The United Methodist Hymnal #96TextImageAudioScore
The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 2 #333Image
The Worshiping Church #49TextImage
Worship and Rejoice #46TextImageAudioScore



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