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Beautiful Saviour

Author: J. A. Seiss Meter: Appears in 122 hymnals First Line: Beautiful Savior Topics: Beauty Of God, Of Christ Used With Tune: CRUSADERS' HYMN Text Sources: Münster Gesangbuch, 1677

For the Beauty of the Earth

Author: Folliott Sandford Pierpoint Meter: Appears in 527 hymnals Refrain First Line: God of all, to you we raise Lyrics: 1 For the beauty of the earth, for the ... grateful praise. 2 For the beauty of each hour of the ... Topics: Beauty Used With Tune: LUCERNA LAUDONIAE

God of Beauty, Truth, and Goodness

Author: Wesley L. Forbis Meter: with refrain Appears in 1 hymnal


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Composer: Conrad Kocher, 1786-1872 Meter: Appears in 376 hymnals Tune Key: G Major Incipit: 17121 44367 16555 Used With Text: For the Beauty of the Earth


Composer: Samuel A. Ward, 1847-1903 Meter: D Appears in 196 hymnals Tune Key: C Major Incipit: 55335 52234 56755 Used With Text: America the Beautiful


Meter: Appears in 231 hymnals Tune Sources: German, 1842 Tune Key: F Major Incipit: 11127 13333 42351 Used With Text: Beautiful Savior! King Of Creation


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For the Beauty of the Earth

Author: Folliott S. Pierpoint Hymnal: Hymns for the Family of God #1 (1976) Refrain First Line: Lord of all, to Thee we raise Topics: God's Hand in Nature Languages: English Tune Title: DIX

Open Now Thy Gates Of Beauty

Author: Catherine Winkworth; B. Schmolk Hymnal: American Lutheran Hymnal #1 (1930) Meter: Lyrics: ... Open now thy gates of beauty, Zion, let me enter there ... Topics: Opening of Worship Languages: English Tune Title: NEANDER

Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty

Author: Catherine Winkworth; Benjamin Schmolck Hymnal: The Lutheran Hymnal #1 (1941) Meter: Lyrics: ... Open now thy gates of beauty, Zion, let me enter there ... Topics: Adoration Opening of Service Scripture: Psalm 100:4 Languages: English Tune Title: NEANDER


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Adger M. Pace

1882 - 1959 Author of "I'll See and Know My King" in Paradise Garden Born: August 13, 1882, Pelzer, South Carolina. Died: February 12, 1959, Lawrence County Hospital, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Buried: Dunn Methodist Church Cemetery, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Pseudonyms: Millard A. Glenn; Charles H. Huff; Audalene Mayfield; Fay Wallington. Born August 13, 1882 near Pelzer, South Carolina, Adger M. Pace soon gained a love and appreciation for music that characterized the remainder of his life. He sang bass for seventeen years as a member of the Vaughan Radio Quartet, singing over WOAN--one of the South's first radio stations. He was also active in singing conventions, serving as one of the organizers and the first president of the National Singing Convention in 1937. Pace's most significant contribution was as a teacher of gospel music. He taught harmony, counterpoint and composition in the Vaughan School of Music in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, educating the first generation of Southern gospel Music leaders. Beginning in 1920, he served for 37 years as Music Editor for all Vaughan publications. He was also a notable songwriter--composing more than a thousand songs in his career. Among his many popular contributions were "That Glad Reunion Day," "Jesus Is All I Need," "The Home-coming Week," "The Happy Jubilee," and "Beautiful Star of Bethlehem."

Greg Scheer

b. 1966 Arranger of "DIX" in Sing With Me Greg Scheer is Minister of Worship at Church of the Servant in Grand Rapids and Music Associate at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship. His writings include the book, The Art of Worship (Baker Books, 2006) and contributions to Reformed Worship, The Hymn, Call to Worship and Worship Leader and New Songs of Celebration Render (2013, GIA, ed C. Michael Hawn). His music is available from Augsburg Fortress, Abingdon, GIA (forthcoming), WorshipToday, Faith Alive and at Greg is also co-founder of and source of many ideas and inspirations, some good. Greg Scheer

Henry Thomas Smart

1813 - 1879 Person Name: Henry Smart Composer of "HEATHLANDS" in Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church Henry Smart; London; b. 1813; d. 1879 Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal, 1908


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Small Church Music

Editors: Jessie Brown Pounds Description: The SmallChurchMusic site was commenced in 2006 grew out of the requests from those struggling to provide suitable music for their services and meetings. Rev. Clyde McLennan was ordained in mid 1960’s and was a pastor in many small Australian country areas, and therefore was acutely aware of this music problem. Having also been trained as a Pipe Organist, recordings on site (which are a subset of the site) are all actually played by Clyde, and also include piano and piano with organ versions. All recordings are in MP3 format. Churches all around the world use the recordings, with downloads averaging over 60,000 per month. The recordings normally have an introduction, several verses and a slowdown on the last verse. Users are encouraged to use software: Audacity ( or Song Surgeon ( (see for more information) to adjust the MP3 number of verses, tempo and pitch to suit their local needs. Copyright notice: Rev. Clyde McLennan, performer in this collection, has assigned his performer rights in this collection to Non-commercial use of these recordings is permitted. For permission to use them for any other purposes, please contact Home/Music( List SongsAlphabetically List Songsby Meter List Songs byTune Name About  

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary

Publication Date: 2007 Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI: Christian Classics Ethereal Library
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Beautiful Melodies

Publication Date: 1942 Publisher: The J. M. Henson Music Company Publication Place: Atlanta, Ga. Editors: J. M. Henson; The J. M. Henson Music Company


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