4:55 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty Hymn (+lyrics) – Westminster Abbey Commonwealth Day Service 2020
The hymn, ‘Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation’ (based on Ps 103), originally written in German by Joachim Neander (1650-80), translated into English by Catherine Winkworth (1827-78) and others. Set to the tune, LOBE DEN HERREN, which is the melody to ‘Hast du denn, Liebster’ in 17th German collections. It was first set to Neander’s words in ‘The Chorale Book for England’ 1863.
This was sung at the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 at Westminster Abbey, on Monday 9th March 2020.