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All Creatures of our God and King

Words by St. Francis of Assisi (1182-1226), circa 1225. Translated by William H. Draper (1855-1933), 1919
Tune: LASST UNS ERFREUEN, from Geistliche Kirchengesänge, Cologne, 1623
Key signature: E flat major (3 flats)
Time signature: 3/2
Meter: (L.M.) with Alleluias
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Organ Performance at Hymns Without Words
1. All creatures of our God and King Lift up your voice and with us sing, Alleluia! Alleluia! Thou burning sun with golden beam, Thou silver moon with softer gleam, O praise Him! O praise Him!  Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
2. Thou rushing wind that art so strong Ye clouds that sail in heav’n along, O lepraise Him! Alleluia! Thou rising morn, in praise rejoice, Ye lights of evening, find a voice,
3. Thou flowing water, pure and clear, Make music for thy Lord to hear, Alluia! Alleluia! Thou fire so masterful and bright, That givest man both warmth and light,
4. And all ye men of tender heart, Forgiving others, take your part, O sing ye! Alleluia! Ye who long pain and sorrow bear, Praise God and on Him cast your care,
5. Let all things their Creator bless, And worship Him in humbleness, O praise Him! Alleluia! Praise, praise the Father, praise the Son, And praise the Spirit, Three in One,