From age to age the prophets [how grandly] rise

From age to age the prophets [how grandly] rise

Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer

Hosmer, Frederick Lucian, B.A., was born at Framingham, Mass., in 1840, and educated at Harvard, where he graduated B.A. in 1869. Entering the Unitarian Ministry in 1872 he has held charges in Quincy, Ill., 1872-77; Cleveland, Ohio, 1878-92; St. Louis, 1894-99; and since 1899, at Berkeley, Cal. His Way of Life, 1877, was a compilation of Prayers and Responsive Services for Sunday Schools. Of Unity Hymns and Carols, 1880, he was joint editor with W. C. Gannett and J. V. Blake. His hymns were published jointly by him and W. C. Gannett (q.v.), as The Thought of God in Hymns and Poems (Boston: Little, Brown & Co.), 1st Series, 1885; 2nd Series, 1894. Of his 56 hymns in this work the following have come into common use, for the most part during… Go to person page >

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First Line: From age to age the prophets [how grandly] rise
Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer

Tune

CHRISTUS, DER IST MEIN LEBEN

Melchior Vulpius (PHH 397) composed this short chorale tune, published as a setting for the anonymous funeral hymn "Christus, der ist me in Leben" ("For Me to Live Is Jesus") in Vulpius's Ein Schön Geistlich Gesangbuch (1609). Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) based his Cantata 95 on this tune and provided tw…

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HUMMEL (Zeuner)


VULPIUS


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Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns for the Celebration of Life #d53
Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #423
Services for Congregational Worship #455Page Scan
Souvenir Festive Hymns #d7
The Beacon Song and Service book #116
The New Hymn and Tune Book #d98
The Pilgrim Hymnal #346Page Scan
The Pilgrim Hymnal: with responsive readings and other aids to worship #448Page Scan
Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d69



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