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Come to the Mountain Peak (A Hymn for Transfiguration Sunday)

Author: F. Richard Garland Meter: 6.6.8.6 D Appears in 1 hymnal First Line: Come to the mountain peak Lyrics: within a cloud, transfigures with Love's grace ... Topics: Transfiguration Scripture: Mark 9:2-9 Used With Tune: DIADEMATA
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This Little Light of Mine

Author: Harry Dixon Loes Meter: Irregular Appears in 45 hymnals First Line: This little light of mine I'm gonna let it shine Used With Tune: [This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine]
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Lift Every Voice and Sing

Author: James Weldon Johnson Meter: Irregular Appears in 39 hymnals

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DIADEMATA

Composer: George J. Elvey Meter: 6.6.8.6 D Appears in 434 hymnals Tune Key: E Flat Major Incipit: 11133 66514 32235 Used With Text: Come to the Mountain Peak (A Hymn for Transfiguration Sunday)

[Through your own word, Lord, give us life]

Composer: Lucien Deiss, 1921-2007 Appears in 1 hymnal Tune Key: B Flat Major Incipit: 55323 21117 6 Used With Text: Let Me Sing Your Law
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ABERYSTWYTH

Composer: Joseph Parry, 1841-1903 Meter: 7.7.7.7 D Appears in 185 hymnals Tune Key: d minor Incipit: 11234 53213 21712 Used With Text: Jesus, Lord, We Look to Thee

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Come to the Mountain Peak (A Hymn for Transfiguration Sunday)

Author: F. Richard Garland Hymnal: Discipleship Ministries Collection #199 Meter: 6.6.8.6 D First Line: Come to the mountain peak Lyrics: within a cloud, transfigures with Love's grace ... Topics: Transfiguration Scripture: Mark 9:2-9 Languages: English Tune Title: DIADEMATA

Transfiguration

Author: Carey Landry, b. 1944 Hymnal: Glory and Praise (3rd. ed.) #382 (2015) First Line: And oh, how his beauty transforms us Refrain First Line: We behold the splendor of God Topics: Conversion; Conversion; Conversion; Light; Power of God; Rites of the Church Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults: Penitential Rite (Scrutiny – 2nd Sunday in Lent); The Liturgical Year Lent (Sundays and Weekdays); The Liturgical Year The Transfiguarion of the Lord (August 6) Languages: English Tune Title: [And oh, how his beauty transforms us]

Psalm 2 (A Responsorial Setting)

Author: Martin Tel Hymnal: Psalms for All Seasons #2D (2012) First Line: The LORD is King; with trembling bow in worship! (You are my son; this day have I begotten you) Lyrics: (Transfiguration) You are my ... Topics: Year A, Ordinary Time after Epiphany, Transfiguration Sunday; Year A, Ordinary Time after Epiphany, Transfiguration Sunday Scripture: Psalm 2 Tune Title: [The LORD is King; with trembling bow in worship]

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George J. Elvey

1816 - 1893 Composer of "DIADEMATA" in Discipleship Ministries Collection George Job Elvey (b. Canterbury, England, 1816; d. Windlesham, Surrey, England, 1893) As a young boy, Elvey was a chorister in Canterbury Cathedral. Living and studying with his brother Stephen, he was educated at Oxford and at the Royal Academy of Music. At age nineteen Elvey became organist and master of the boys' choir at St. George Chapel, Windsor, where he remained until his retirement in 1882. He was frequently called upon to provide music for royal ceremonies such as Princess Louise's wedding in 1871 (after which he was knighted). Elvey also composed hymn tunes, anthems, oratorios, and service music. Bert Polman

Sylvia G. Dunstan

1955 - 1993 Author of "Transform Us" 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

Ralph Vaughan Williams

1872 - 1958 Person Name: Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872-1958 Composer of "KING'S WESTON" in Journeysongs (3rd ed.) Through his composing, conducting, collecting, editing, and teaching, Ralph Vaughan Williams (b. Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, England, October 12, 1872; d. Westminster, London, England, August 26, 1958) became the chief figure in the realm of English music and church music in the first half of the twentieth century. His education included instruction at the Royal College of Music in London and Trinity College, Cambridge, as well as additional studies in Berlin and Paris. During World War I he served in the army medical corps in France. Vaughan Williams taught music at the Royal College of Music (1920-1940), conducted the Bach Choir in London (1920-1927), and directed the Leith Hill Music Festival in Dorking (1905-1953). A major influence in his life was the English folk song. A knowledgeable collector of folk songs, he was also a member of the Folksong Society and a supporter of the English Folk Dance Society. Vaughan Williams wrote various articles and books, including National Music (1935), and composed numerous arrange­ments of folk songs; many of his compositions show the impact of folk rhythms and melodic modes. His original compositions cover nearly all musical genres, from orchestral symphonies and concertos to choral works, from songs to operas, and from chamber music to music for films. Vaughan Williams's church music includes anthems; choral-orchestral works, such as Magnificat (1932), Dona Nobis Pacem (1936), and Hodie (1953); and hymn tune settings for organ. But most important to the history of hymnody, he was music editor of the most influential British hymnal at the beginning of the twentieth century, The English Hymnal (1906), and coeditor (with Martin Shaw) of Songs of Praise (1925, 1931) and the Oxford Book of Carols (1928). Bert Polman



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