Praise God in the Heights

Descants for use with "Lift Up Your Hearts" hymnal

Larry Visser
Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, 2015
Music and Congregational Singing

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The descants included in this collection were composed during the summer of 2014 as part of a sabbatical project in Larry Visser's position as Minister of Music and Organist at LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The recently published hymnal Lift Up Your Hearts: Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs (Faith Alive Christian Resources (c) 2013) is the primary hymnal used by LaGrave’s congregation.

Praise God in the Heights is a collection of original descants for use with the hymnal, Lift Up Your Hearts. Even though this descant collection is a free resource and not to be sold, you may not reproduce it without permission or appropriate copyright licensing. Those accessing this material online may download the material and make one copy. Those accessing the material in print may use the bound copy.

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