The Lord of the Earth

John L. Bell

Text Author: John L. Bell

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Vocal Forces: SATB

Accompaniment: Piano

Guitar: Yes

Instrumental parts included: C Instrument

Separate Instruments: Guitar

Tune Name: Romero

Text Source: Inspired by the words of Oscar Romero, 1917–1980

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E


The lively rhythms and catchy melody will make this song an instant favorite. The hymn tune ROMERO conveys the distinct flavor of folk music from El Salvador while the fervent call to action and discipleship found in the text beautifully reflects the spiritual life of Oscar Romero and our own call to service.

Categories: Choral/Vocal

Topical: Christian Life, Justice, Social Concern

Number of Pages: 12

Language: English

Format: Octavo