- (Posted 2018-07-05) CPDL #50387:
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-07-05). Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 83 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1805. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
First Line: Hallelujah through the nations
Composer: Jeremiah Ingalls
Number of voices: 3vv Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred, Anthem
Instruments: A cappella
Published: 1805 in Ingalls' The Christian Harmony, pp. 186-192, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass.
Description: Words by an unknown author, only appearing in Christian Harmony; perhaps written by Ingalls.
Original text and translations
Hallelujah through the nations,
Every heart and every voice,
In the God of our salvation
Let us triumph and rejoice.
Sound his praises, Sound his praises,
Glory, glory to the Lord.
He who made us reigns triumphant,
Sways the scepter, rules the world.
At his frown the proudest monarchs
From their lofty thrones are hurled.
O almighty, O almighty, O almighty,
how unbounded is his power.
By his smiles the poor oppressed,
Destined slaves are set on high.
What he willeth none can hinder,
Nor may any ask him why.
Stand adoring, Stand adoring,
Tremble, tremble and rejoice.
While his power reigns unrivaled,
Moving on his vast designs,
Love unbounded. matchless wisdom,
Guide and in full glory shine.
Who can with our God compare?
Higher still the prospect rises,
Jesus Christ sits on the throne.
Signal favors for religion
In his character are shown.
Happy prospect, Happy prospect,
Glory be to God on high.