Great God, to Thee our hearts we raise

Great God, to Thee our hearts we raise

Author: John Julian
Tune: BISHOPGARTH
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: John Julian

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 27, 1839, St. Ag­nes, Corn­wall. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 22, 1913, Thirsk, York­shire, Eng­land. Educated pri­vate­ly, Ju­li­an grad­u­at­ed from Dur­ham Un­i­ver­si­ty (MA 1887), Lam­beth (DD 1894), and How­ard Un­i­ver­si­ty in Wash­ing­ton, DC (LLD 1894). He took Ho­ly Or­ders in 1866, and served as Vi­car of Win­co­bank (1876-1905) and Vi­car of Top­cliff, York­shire (1905-). How­ev­er, he is best known as a hymn­ol­o­gist. The stand­ard ref­er­ence work in this field is his ma­ssive Dic­tion­ary of Hym­nol­o­gy: Or­i­gin and His­to­ry of Chris­tian Hymns and Hymn­writ­ers of All Ag­es and Na­tions, To­ge­ther with Bi­o­graph­ic­al and Cri­ti­cal No­tic… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Great God, to Thee our hearts we raise
Author: John Julian

Tune

BISHOPGARTH

Sullivan composed the tune for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria's reign; hence a few hymnals call it JUBILEE.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Church Hymnal, Fourth Edition #264
Church Hymnal, Third Edition #257
Church Hymns: with tunes (New ed.) #336Page Scan
The Book of Common Praise, being the Hymn Book of the Church of England in Canada. Annotated ed. #d206
The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #337



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