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LAUS REGIS

Composer: William E. Fischer

Born: October 6, 1849, Berlin, Germany. Died: August 10, 1936, Shamokin, Pennsylvania. Fischer was a graduate of Pennsylvania College (BA 1872) and Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (1875). Ordained in 1875, he served at Center Hall until 1893, when he accepted a call to be pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Shamokin, Pennsylvania, where he remained the rest of his life. He served as secretary and member of the hymn book committee of the Lutheran General Synod, and member of the hymnbook committee of the United Lutheran Church (1929-31). He also represented the Susquehanna Synod, and was a director at Gettysburg Seminary. His works include: Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:… Go to person page >

Composer: William E. Fischer

In his youth, William G. Fischer (b. Baltimore, MD, 1835; d. Philadelphia, PA, 1912) developed an interest in music while attending singing schools. His career included working in the book bindery of J. B. Lippencott Publishing Company, teaching music at Girard College, and co-owning a piano business and music store‚Äďall in Philadelphia. Fischer eventually became a popular director of music at revival meetings and choral festivals. In 1876 he conducted a thousand-voice choir at the Dwight L. Moody/Ira D. Sankey revival meeting in Philadelphia. Fischer composed some two hundred tunes for Sunday school hymns and gospel songs. Bert Polman Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: LAUS REGIS
Composer: William E. Fischer (1887)
Composer: William E. Fischer
Meter: 6.6.6.6.8.8
Incipit: 13135 15534 53
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Rejoice, the Lord is King!

Rejoice, the Lord is King:
Your Lord and King adore!
Rejoice, give thanks and sing,
And triumph evermore.
Lift up your heart,
Lift up your voice!
Rejoice, again I say, rejoice!

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Tocad trompeta ya

Jerusalem on high my song and city is

Timeline

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 3: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 361-441
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck; Wayne L. Wold
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2008) pp. 430
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 3: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 361 - 441
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck; Gregory Hamilton
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2008) pp. 430
  • Hymn Harmonizations Set 4
    Composer/Editor Edmund Shay
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1995) pp. LL
  • 20 Hymn Introductions
    Composer/Editor Kevin J. Sadowski
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1989) pp. 18
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 14: Sunday of the Fulfillment Christ the King Sunday Lesser Festivals: A - J
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; David A. Schack
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1982) pp. 29

Organ Solo

  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 14: Sunday of the Fulfillment Christ the King Sunday Lesser Festivals: A - J
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; David A. Schack
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1982) pp. 28
  • Hymntune Preludes for the Organ Volume III: Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity, Special Services
    Composer/Editor G. Winston Cassler
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1962) pp. 26

Instances

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Evangelical Lutheran Worship #430

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