The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Sing Praise To God, The Highest Good

Words: Sei Lob und Ehr' dem höchsten Gut, Johann J. Schütz (1640-1690)
published in Christliches Gedenckbüchlein, Frankfurt, 1675
Translation: Francis Elizabeth Cox (1812-1897)
as Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above
Adapted by the Editors, Lutheran Book of Worship, 1978, Hymn 542

Music: "Lobt Gott Den Herren, Ihr," by Melchoir Vulpius (ca. 1560-1615)
Meter: 87 87 88 7

See notes at The Hymnuts

 

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