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O Lord, Who Through This Holy Week

Author: John Mason Neale Meter: 8.6.8.6 Appears in 54 hymnals Lyrics: ... O Lord, who through this holy week did suffer for us all ... Topics: Holy Week; Christian year--Holy Week Scripture: Psalm 116:12 Used With Tune: WINCHESTER, OLD
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O Love, How Deep

Author: Benjamin Webb Meter: 8.8.8.8 Appears in 126 hymnals First Line: O Love, how deep, how broad, how high! Lyrics: 1 O Love, how deep, how broad, how high! It fills the heart with ecstasy, that God, in Jesus Christ, should take our mortal form for mortals' sake. 2 God sent no angel to our race of higher or of lower place, but wore the robe of human frame, and freely to ... Topics: Tuesday in Holy Week Year ABC Used With Tune: PUER NOBIS NASCITUR Text Sources: Latin, 15th century
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When I survey the wondrous cross

Author: Isaac Watts Appears in 1,847 hymnals Topics: Holy Week Used With Tune: LOUVAN

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HOLY WEEK

Composer: John D. Horman Meter: 7.6.7.6 D Appears in 3 hymnals Tune Sources: Time Now to Gather Tune Key: d minor Used With Text: We Sang Our Glad Hosannas
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DUNDEE

Meter: 8.6.8.6 Appears in 528 hymnals Tune Key: E Flat Major Incipit: 13451 23432 11715 Used With Text: O thou who through this holy week
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SINE NOMINE

Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872-1958 Meter: 10.10.10.4 Appears in 188 hymnals Tune Key: G Major Incipit: 53215 61253 32177 Used With Text: For all the saints

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O Thou, Who through this holy week

Author: Rev. J. M. Neale Hymnal: The Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892 #92a (1894) Meter: 8.6.8.6 Lyrics: ... O Thou, Who through this holy week Didst suffer for us all ... Languages: English Tune Title: [O Thou, Who through this holy week]
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O Thou, Who through this holy week

Author: Rev. J. M. Neale Hymnal: The Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892 #92b (1894) Meter: 8.6.8.6 Lyrics: ... O Thou, Who through this holy week Didst suffer for us all ... Languages: English Tune Title: [O Thou, Who through this holy week]
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O Thou, Who through This Holy Week

Author: John Mason Neale Hymnal: The Hymnal and Order of Service #99 (1926) Meter: 8.6.8.6 First Line: O Thou, who thro' this holy week Lyrics: ... O Thou, who thro' this holy week Didst suffer for us all ... Topics: Church Year Holy Week; Holy Week Languages: English Tune Title: WALSALL

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Robert Bridges

1844 - 1930 Translator of "Ah, holy Jesus, how hast Thou offended" in The Hymnal Robert S. Bridges (b. Walmer, Kent, England, 1844; d. Boar's Hill, Abingdon, Berkshire, England, 1930) In a modern listing of important poets Bridges' name is often omitted, but in his generation he was consid­ered a great poet and fine scholar. He studied medicine and practiced as a physician until 1881, when he moved to the village of Yattendon. He had already written some poetry, but after 1881 his literary career became a full-time occupation, and in 1913 he was awarded the position of poet laureate in England. Bridges published The Yattendon Hymnal (1899), a collection of one hundred hymns (forty-four written or translated by him with settings mainly from the Genevan psalter, arranged for unaccompanied singing. In addition to volumes of poetry, Bridges also published A Practical Discourse on Some Principles of Hymn-Singing (1899) and About Hymns (1911). Bert Polman =================== Bridges, Robert Seymour, M.A., son of J. J. Bridges, of Walmer, Kent, was b. Oct. 23, 1844, and educated at Eton and at Corpus Christi College, Oxford (B.A. 1867, M.A. 1874). He took his M.A. in 1874, but retired from practice in 1882, and now (1906) resides at Yattendon, Berks. He is the author of many poems and plays. He edition and contributed to the Yattendon Hymnal, 1899 (originally printed at the Oxford Univ. Press in parts—Nos. 1-25, 1895; 26-50, 1897; 51-75, 1898; 76-100, 1899). [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

A. H. Ackley

1887 - 1960 Author of "We Bless Thee for This Holy Day" in Hymns for Praise and Service Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley)

B. D. Ackley

1872 - 1958 Composer of "[We bless Thee for this holy day]" in Hymns for Praise and Service Bentley DeForrest Ackley was born 27 September 1872 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the oldest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the brother of A. H. Ackley. In his early years, he traveled with his father and his father's band. He learned to play several musical instruments. By the age of 16, after the family had moved to New York, he began to play the organ for churches. He married Bessie Hill Morley on 20 December 1893. In 1907 he joined the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team as secretary/pianist. He worked for and traveled with the Billy Sunday organization for 8 years. He also worked as an editor for the Homer Rodeheaver publishing company. He composed more than 3000 tunes. He died 3 September 1958 in Winona Hills, Indiana at the age of 85 and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Indiana, near his friend Homer Rodeheaver. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleyfamilygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley)

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The Music of Holy Week, a Choir Book

Publication Date: 1957 Publisher: Gregorian Institute of America Publication Place: Toledo, Oh. Editors: Gregorian Institute of America; Gregorian Institute of America

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