Jesus reigns our Lord and King (Ian Roberts)

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Editor: Robert Nottingham (submitted 2013-04-15).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 70 kB   Copyright: CC BY-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported
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General Information

Title: Jesus reigns our Lord and King
Composer: Ian Roberts
Source of text: Psalm 47 vv. 1-2, 5-8

Number of voices: 4, 2 or 1vv   Voicing: SATB, SA, TB or Unison
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

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Description:

Performance notes: This anthem was composed for mixed choir but could be performed in a variety of different ways depending on the forces available:

  • Soprano and tenor on the top line, alto and bass singing the lower notes
  • Soprano or tenor on the top line, alto or bass singing the lower notes
  • Unison voices on the top line, omitting the lower notes
  • In any of the formats above, with a congregational refrain labelled “Women” in the score

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Original text and translations

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Response: Jesus reigns our Lord and King.

1. Let all nations clap their hands:
Sing to God with hymns of praise.
For the Lord is high and to be adored;
The great King over all the earth.

Response: Jesus reigns our Lord and King.

2. He is gone up with shouts of joy
The trumpet sounds as the Lord ascends.
O sing praises unto our God,
Sing praises to our King.

Response: Jesus reigns our Lord and King.

3. For God is King of all the earth:
His mighty acts shall be proclaimed.
The Lord is King over all the world:
He reigns in glory on His throne.

Response: Jesus reigns our Lord and King.