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Heaven is open wide

Author: Michael Forster

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Text Information

First Line: Heaven is open wide
Author: Michael Forster
Meter: 6.6.8.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: © 1993 Kevin Mayhew Ltd.

Tune

DIADEMATA (Elvey)

Composed for Bridges's text by George J. Elvey (PHH 48), DIADEMATA was first published in the 1868 Appendix to Hymns Ancient and Modern. Since that publication, the tune has retained its association with this text. The name DIADEMATA is derived from the Greek word for "crowns." The tune is lively an…

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Timeline

Instances

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Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #296

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #271

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