Sharon (Boyce)

Christ who welcomed little children

Author: Hugh Martin
Tune: HALTON HOLGATE
Published in 1 hymnal

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Author: Hugh Martin

Martin, Hugh. (1890--1964). Chair of the Editorial Committee of the Psalms and Hymns Trust of the Baptist Churches of Britain; active in the Christian Student Movement Press which he served from 1929 to 1950. Graduate of Glasgow University. --The Hymn Society, DNAH Archives… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christ who welcomed little children
Title: Sharon (Boyce)
Original Language: English
Author: Hugh Martin
Meter: 8.7.8.7

Tune

HALTON HOLGATE

HALTON HOLGATE (also called SHARON) is a version of a psalm tune originally composed by William Boyce (b. London, England, 1710; d. Kensington, London, 1779) and published around 1765 in his Collection of Melodies, including tunes by various composers for Christopher Smart's paraphrases of the psalm…

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