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Looking at the text authority for Give to our God immortal praise, I see no tune specified in the header, yet it is outfitted with a PDF score, a MusicXML, a MIDI, and a recording. When I scroll down to the Tunes Pie Chart, WARRINGTON occupies the upper right quadrant, so I assume it is the most-used tune, with DUKE STREET hot on its heels. So I figure the four musical links below the header data will be WARRINGTON. But if I click on "All tunes used with" I find that DUKE STREET is actually one vote ahead of WARRINGTON. So I am not too surprised when the PDF and MIDI, and presumably the MusicXML but I couldn't open it, are DUKE STREET, but why is the Recording of LASST UNS ERFREUEN? SCREENSHOT OF PERTINENT SPOTS


The media links at the top of the summary page are selected from the available media files for the text or tune. I am not sure how the system decides which file to link. In the case of "Give to our God immortal praise" there is not a clear consensus on which is the most popular tune between WARRINGTON and DUKE STREET, therefore there is not a tune name at the top. The recordings come from Small Church Music and there is a choice of two tunes for this text - RIMINGTON and LASST UNS ERFREUEN. Small Church Music is based in Australia so the tunes that people are used to singing with a text may be different from what North Americans are used to.

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