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Arlen Clarke Christ the Lord, the Lord Most Glorious

Children's Music
Keyboard [organ/piano], Trombone
Children's Choir
Moderately Easy
Suggested Uses(s)

Grade 3-6 Children's Choir (or any age choir) for unison treble voices (with opt. 2nd part), trombone, and organ (or piano).

  • Text Source: John Miller (1756-1790)
  • Vocal Part(s): Unison with optional second part
  • Vocal Range: d-e flat’ (optional f’)
  • Key: B flat major
  • Meter: 4/4
  • Accompanying Instruments: Trombone and organ (or piano)

Anthem Warm-Ups: Use the anthem-based warm-ups in the Warm-Ups October 2009 Newsletter, which include the melodic fragment that is based on a first inversion B flat major arpeggio (m. 11) and the ascending scale fragment (m. 15). Pay special attention to the coda. 

Teaching Points:

  • Singing intervals
  • Singing eighth note scale fragments (m. 15, 49, 51)

 Christ the Lord, the Lord most glorious
Now is come: O shout aloud!
You through him are made victorious,
Praise your Saviour, hail your God!

Praise the Lord, who comes to shine,
Your Christ, the Son of Righteousness,
He is come with love divine
To Offer you God's pardoning grace.

Praise the Lord, God our salvation,
Every heart and every voice
Praise with joy and jubilation
Hallelujah, sing, rejoice!




Amy Simons
P.O. Box 249
Tryon, North Carolina 28782
Phone 828.859.0323


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