All my hope on God is founded (StF 455ii)

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All my hope on God is founded

Source: Singing the Faith: 455ii
Words: Robert Bridges (based on Joachim Neander)
Music: “Meine hoffnung” harmony J.S. Bach
Metre: 87.87.33.7.
Verses: 5

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Correction to copyright: Copyright to read “Music: © 1968 Novello & Company Limited. All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured. Reprinted by Permission.”

Ideas for use

Note from Philip Baldwin: Does anyone else ever use 2 tunes for one hymn ? It solves the problem of ‘why didn’t you play the other tune!’. An unusual choice is Michael for the first and last verses of ‘All my hope on God is founded’ and MeIne Hoffnung with the middle three verses transposed up a tone into C minor ! After 3 verses of this, admittedly set rather high, the effect of Michael on the last verse is rather like riding the rapids after a waterfall!

Categories: 87.87.33.7., Bach, Johann Sebastian, Bridges, Robert, Meine Hoffnung, Neander, Joachim, Our Journey with God.

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