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How Great Thou Art (Descant - Last Chorus only)

Author: Stuart K. Hine, 1899-1989

Stuart K. Hine was born in 1899 in Great Britain. In much of Stuart’s earlier years he and his wife were missionaries in the Western Ukraine of Russia, where they evangelized as Christian workers and singers. In 1931, Stuart K. Hine and his wife returned to Britain and conducted gospel campaigns throughout Great Britain. During those years, Stuart published many song books and wrote many of his beloved gospel songs. Stuart retired from the active ministry but continued to publish his song books and his music and contributed the majority of his income to various missionary endeavors around the world…Stuart K. Hine’s most popular composition is “How Great Thou Art,” which is recognized in many polls as the number one Hymn in America… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Then sings my soul
Title: How Great Thou Art (Descant - Last Chorus only)
Author: Stuart K. Hine, 1899-1989
Meter: 11.10.11.10 with refrain
Language: English
Copyright: © Copyright 1949 and 1953 by The Stuart Hine Trust

Tune

HOW GREAT THOU ART

Originally in triple meter, the Swedish tune O STORE GUD is in bar form (AAB). The first section has a very limited range of four notes; the more meditative stanzas give way to a dramatic refrain with an expanded range. Sing in parts and observe some rhythmic freedom in the last line of the refrain,…

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