ZOAN

ZOAN

Composer: W. H. Havergal (1859)
Published in 17 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: W. H. Havergal

Havergal, William Henry, M.A, son of William Havergal, was born at High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, 1793, and was educated at St. Edmund's Hall, Oxford (B.A. 1815, M.A. 1819). On taking Holy Orders he became in 1829 Rector of Astley, Worcestershire; in 1842, Rector of St. Nicholas, Worcester; and in 1860, Rector of Shareshill, near Wolverhampton. He was also Hon. Canon in Worcester Cathedral from 1845. He died April 18, 1870. His hymns, about 100 in all, were in many instances written for special services in his own church, and printed as leaflets. Several were included in W. Carus Wilson's Book of General Psalmody, 1840 (2nd ed., 1842); and in Metrical Psalms & Hymns for Singing in Churches, Worcester, Deighton, 1849, commonly known as the W… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: W. H. Havergal (1859)
Meter: 7.6.7.6
Incipit: 13217 11143 42332
Key: B♭ Major

Texts

Hail to the Lord's Anointed

Hail to the Lord's Anointed,
great David's greater Son!
Hail in the time appointed,
his reign on earth begun!
He comes to break oppression,
to set the captive free;
to take away transgression,
and rule in equity.

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O Savior, precious Savior, Whom yet unseen we love

O Word of God Incarnate

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1209
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1209ScoreAudio
Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #456
Small Church Music #1970Audio
Include 14 pre-1979 instances



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