Christ, the Lord hath risen

Christ, the Lord hath risen

Author: George Ratcliffe Woodward
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: George Ratcliffe Woodward

Educated at Caius College in Cambridge, England, George R. Woodward (b. Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, 1848; d. Highgate, London, England, 1934) was ordained in the Church of England in 1874. He served in six parishes in London, Norfolk, and Suffolk. He was a gifted linguist and translator of a large number of hymns from Greek, Latin, and German. But Woodward's theory of translation was a rigid one–he held that the translation ought to reproduce the meter and rhyme scheme of the original as well as its contents. This practice did not always produce singable hymns; his translations are therefore used more often today as valuable resources than as congregational hymns. With Charles Wood he published three series of The Cowley Carol Book (19… Go to person page >

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First Line: Christ, the Lord hath risen
Author: George Ratcliffe Woodward



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Cantate Omnes ... with Supplement #d16

St. Francis Hymnal and Choir Manual #d49

The Assumption Hymnal #d11

The Parochial Hymnal, a Select Collection #d14

The Pius X Hymnal #d19

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