All praise to thee, for thou, O King divine
All praise to thee, for thou, O King divine. F. Bland Tucker* (1895-1984).
Written in 1938 on Philippians 2: 5-11. It was written for the tune SINE NOMINE, by Ralph Vaughan Williams*, although set in H40 (for copyright reasons) to ENGELBERG, by Charles Villiers Stanford*. It has been frequently used in subsequent books: it is very popular in Britain, and is found in 100HfT and thus in A&MNS, NEH and A&MCP. A modernized version, to avoid ‘thee’ (but not wanting ‘All praise to you...’) is ‘All praise to Christ, our Lord and king divine’ in HFTC and Praise! (2000)'. It was also used by A&MRW (2013). In the USA it has appeared in many books, including H82 and UMH, where it is set...
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