TUOLUMNE

TUOLUMNE

Composer: Dale Wood (1968, 1988)
Published in 2 hymnals


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Composer: Dale Wood

Dale Wood was born in Glendale, California, on February 13, 1934, of Finnish-Polish parentage (his father's last name was Wojtkiewiecz, which immigration authorities shortened to Wood). Dale grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from Franklin High School, where he was voted "most likely to succeed" in his class. Raised a Lutheran, his career as a composer was launched at age 13 when he won a national hymn-writing competition for the American Lutheran Church. His first choral anthem was accepted for publication one year later. His knowledge of music was immense, and his appreciation ran the gamut from classical to the Broadway stage. He admired composers from Leroy Anderson to Villa Lobos, and he was comfortably conversant with artists such a… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: TUOLUMNE
Composer: Dale Wood (1968, 1988)
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Incipit: 44453 45671 1271
Key: a minor
Copyright: © 1969 Lutheran Church in America, The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada, and The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod

Texts

O God of Every Nation

O God Who Shaped Creation

O God who shaped creation at earth's chaotic dawn,
your word of power was spoken, and lo! the dark was gone!
You framed us in your image, you brought us into birth,
you blessed our infant footsteps and shared your splendored earth.

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Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Creative Hymn Accompaniments for Organ: Volume 3
    Composer/Editor Gerhard Krapf
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1996) pp. 29
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 40: General: Try - Walh
    Composer/Editors Richard Hillert; Alfred V. Fedak
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1986) pp. 9

Organ Solo

  • God and Country: Organ Settings of Hymn Tunes for National Occasions
    Composer/Editor Emma Lou Diemer
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1997) pp. 16
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 40: General: Try - Walh
    Composer/Editors Richard Hillert; Alfred V. Fedak
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1986) pp. 8
  • Preludes on Contemporary Hymns
    Composer/Editor Alec Wyton
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1972) pp. 14

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
Audio

The United Methodist Hymnal #443

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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