Amen sjunge hvarje tunga!

Representative Text

1 Amen sjunge
Hvarje tunga!
Amen är vår himlasång.
Amen få vi
Evigt sjunga
Amen för Guds tron en gång.
Amen, där är
Lifvets älf,
Amen kallar han sig själf.

2 Amen, Herrens
Krist skall råda,
Amen är hans löftesord.
Amen, vi hans
Under skåda;
Amen, Herrens kraft är spord.
Amen, botad
Är all nöd,
Amen, bytt i lif vår död.

3 Amen, lov och
pris och ära,
Amen, Lammet och vår Gud!
Amen, klinge
fjärran nära!
Amen är vår lofsångs ljud.
Amen, snart vi
kronan få,
Amen, amen ske alltså!

Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S70

Author: Carolina Sandell

Caroline W. Sandell Berg (b. Froderyd, Sweden, 1832; d. Stockholm, Sweden, 1903), is better known as Lina Sandell, the "Fanny Crosby of Sweden." "Lina" Wilhelmina Sandell Berg was the daughter of a Lutheran pastor to whom she was very close; she wrote hymns partly to cope with the fact that she witnessed his tragic death by drowning. Many of her 650 hymns were used in the revival services of Carl O. Rosenius, and a number of them gained popularity particularly because of the musical settings written by gospel singer Oskar Ahnfelt. Jenny Lind, the famous Swedish soprano, underwrote the cost of publishing a collection of Ahnfelt's music, Andeliga Sänger (1850), which consisted mainly of Berg's hymn texts. Bert Polman  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Amen sjunge
Title: Amen sjunge hvarje tunga!
Author: Carolina Sandell
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain




UPP, MIN TUNGA was published anonymously in the 1697 edition of the Swenska Psalmboken in dotted rhythms rather than the present isorhythmic form (all equal rhythms). A bar form (AAB) tune, UPP, MIN TUNGA consists of three long lines. Avoid turning the initial phrases of these lines into choppy phra…

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Andeliga Sånger (3. upplagan) #156

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Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S70

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Nya Psalmisten #674

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