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Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence

Author: Gerard Moultrie, 1829-85 Meter: Appears in 157 hymnals Lyrics: ... Let all mortal flesh keep silence And with fear and trembling ... Topics: The Lord's Supper Scripture: Acts 1:10-11 Used With Tune: PICARDY Text Sources: Liturgy of St. James, 5th cent.

You Are Mine

Author: David Haas Appears in 17 hymnals First Line: I will come to you in the silence Refrain First Line: Do not be afraid, I am with you

Silence! Frenzied, Unclean Spirit

Author: Thomas H. Troeger Meter: D Appears in 13 hymnals First Line: "Silence! Frenzied unclean spirit" Lyrics: "Silence! Frenzied, unclean ... Topics: Christian Year Baptism of Jesus; Christian Year Transfiguration; Jesus Christ Life; Healing; Personal Peace Scripture: Mark 1:21-28 Used With Tune: EBENEZER


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Composer: Christian Strover Meter: Appears in 1 hymnal Tune Key: C Major Used With Text: In Silence My Soul Is Waiting


Composer: James E. Clemens Meter: Appears in 2 hymnals Tune Key: b minor Used With Text: While I Keep Silence
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Meter: Appears in 199 hymnals Tune Sources: French, 17th cent.; Chansons populaires des Provinces de France , 1860 Tune Key: d minor or modal Incipit: 12345 54555 567 Used With Text: Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence


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God Is Waiting In the Silence

Author: Oswald J. Smith Hymnal: Oswald Smith's Best Songs #1 (1958) Lyrics: is waiting in the silence, For a heart that ... Languages: English Tune Title: [God is waiting in the silence]

Silence Me, O God

Author: Frances Short Hymnal: Inspiring Gospel Solos and Duets No. 1 #27 (1943) First Line: Silence my heart, blessed Lord Refrain First Line: Silence my heart, blessed Lord Lyrics: Silence my heart, blessed ... Languages: English Tune Title: [Silence my heart, blessed Lord]

While I Keep Silence

Author: David Wright Hymnal: Voices Together #310 (2020) Meter: First Line: While I keep silence, silence, silence in my flesh Lyrics: While I keep silence, silence, silence, ... Topics: Silence Scripture: Psalm 32:3-5 Tune Title: SILENCE


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Colin Gibson

b. 1933 Composer of "GALLOWAY" in Hope is our Song Colin Gibson (b. 1933) was born in Dunedin, the south island of New Zealand. He has been writing hymn texts and hymn settings for over 20 years. His works have been published and performed in Africa, the United States, Asia and Australasia, Great Britain and Europe. He is organist and director of the Mornington Methodist Choir, Dunedin, New Zealand, a lay preacher, and retired in 1999 as Head of the Department and Donald Collie Professor of English at the University of Otago where he currently heads the Department of Theatre Studies and continues to lecture on English Literature as Emeritus Professor. He has conducted numerous hymn workshops in New Zealand, Australia and Great Britain, and has been co-editor of a number of hymn collections. His frequent collaboration with Shirley Erena Murray is represented in several Hope publications, and he has his own published collections of hymns: Singing Love (Collins) and more recently Reading the Signature (Hope, 1994 - Code #1753) and Songs for a Rainbow People (Hope, 1998 - Code #8005). Three of his hymns are included in the Hope hymnal Worship & Rejoice (2001). --www.hopepublishing.com

William Croft

1678 - 1727 Composer of "ST. ANNS" in Gloria Deo William Croft, Mus. Doc. was born in the year 1677 and received his musical education in the Chapel Royal, under Dr. Blow. In 1700 he was admitted a Gentleman Extraordinary of the Chapel Boyd; and in 1707, upon the decease of Jeremiah Clarke, he was appointed joint organist with his mentor, Dr. Blow. In 1709 he was elected organist of Westminster Abbey. This amiable man and excellent musician died in 1727, in the fiftieth year of his age. A very large number of Dr. Croft's compositions remain still in manuscript. Cathedral chants of the XVI, XVII & XVIII centuries, ed. by Edward F. Rimbault, London: D. Almaine & Co., 1844

Sylvia G. Dunstan

1955 - 1993 Author of "How Deep the Silence of the Soul" in The New Century Hymnal After a brief, arduous battle with liver cancer, Canadian Sylvia Dunstan died in 1993 at the age of 38. For thirteen years, Dunstan had served the United Church of Canada as a parish minister and prison chaplain. She is remembered by those who knew her for her passion for those in need, her gift of writing, and her love of liturgy. Sing! A New Creation


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