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From the vast and veiled throng

Author: H. D. Ganse

Ganse, Hervey Doddridge, was b. Feb. 27, 1822, near Fishkill, New York, and removed to New York city in 1825. Graduated at Columbia College, 1839, studied Theology at New Brunswick, New Jersey, and was ordained in 1843. From 1843 to 1856 he was a Reformed Dutch Pastor, at Freehold, New Jersey, and from 1856 to 1876, of the Northwest Reformed Dutch Church, New York. Since January 1, 1876, he has been the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, St. Louis. His chief hymns are:— 1. Lord, I know Thy grace is nigh me. Faith. Was composed on a winter's night in his bed¬room, in a farmhouse near Freehold, New Jersey, while on a visit of consolation to former parishioners. The first couplet came into his mind without forethought,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: From the vast and veiled throng
Author: H. D. Ganse
Refrain First Line: Glory be to God alone

Tune

ST. GEORGE'S WINDSOR (Elvey)

George J. Elvey (PHH 48) composed ST. GEORGE'S WINDSOR as a setting for James Montgomery's text "Hark! The Song of Jubilee," with which it was published in Edward H. Thorne's Selection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1858). The tune has been associated with Alford's text since publication of the hymn in th…

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #123

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Carmina Sanctorum #123

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #13

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The Church Hymnary #106

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The New Laudes Domini #181

The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d170

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