Delightful is the task to sing

Delightful is the task to sing

Author: Harriet Auber
Published in 21 hymnals

Author: Harriet Auber

Auber, Harriet, daughter of Mr. James Auber, b. in London, Oct. 4, 1773. During the greater part of her quiet and secluded life she resided at Broxbourne and Hoddesdon, Herts, and died at the latter place on the 20th Jan., 1862. Miss Auber wrote devotional and other poetry, but only a portion of the former was published in her Spirit of the Psalms, in 1829. This collection is mainly her work, and from it some useful versions of the Psalms have been taken and included in modern hymn-books, about 20 appearing in Spurgeon's Our Own Hymn Book, 1866. Miss Auber's name is widely known, but it is principally through her exquisite lyric, "Our blest Redeemer, ere He breathed," and the Epiphany hymn, "Bright was the guiding star that led." (For criti… Go to person page >

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First Line: Delightful is the task to sing
Author: Harriet Auber
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 21 of 21)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #37Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #37Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #37Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #37Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #37Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #37Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #143Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #514Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #842Page Scan
Grammar School Hymn Book #d46
Hymns for Schools: with appropriate selections from scripture and tunes suited to the metres of the hymns (3rd ed.) #277Page Scan
Massachusetts Sabbath School Hymn Book #d36
Psalms and Hymns for Public worship, Containing All the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts ... #d158
The Choral: a Collection of Church Music, Adapted to the Worship of All Denominations #d48
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #P147bPage Scan
The College Hymn and Tune Book #d27
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #1000Page Scan
The Sabbath School Lyre #d27
The Sabbath School Lyre: a collection of hymns and music, original and selected, for general use in sabbath schools #181Page Scan
The School Hymn-Book: for normal, high, and grammar schools #39Page Scan
Universalist Hymn Book #d90



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