Baker, Sir Henry Williams, Bart., eldest son of Admiral Sir Henry Loraine Baker, born in London, May 27, 1821, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated, B.A. 1844, M.A. 1847. Taking Holy Orders in 1844, he became, in 1851, Vicar of Monkland, Herefordshire. This benefice he held to his death, on Monday, Feb. 12, 1877. He succeeded to the Baronetcy in 1851. Sir Henry's name is intimately associated with hymnody. One of his earliest compositions was the very beautiful hymn, "Oh! what if we are Christ's," which he contributed to Murray's Hymnal for the Use of the English Church, 1852. His hymns, including metrical litanies and translations, number in the revised edition of Hymns Ancient & Modern, 33 in all. These were cont… Go to person page >
Orlando Gibbons (PHH 167) composed SONG 13 in soprano and bass parts. Used as a setting for a text from the Song of Songs, the tune was published in George Withers' Hymnes and Songs of the Church (1623) as hymn number 13 (hence the tune name).
As in other hymnals, the melody is presented in a simpli…
Display Title: Jesu, grant me this, I prayFirst Line: Jesu, grant me this, I prayTune Title: SONG 13Author: Henry Williams Baker (1821-1877)Meter: 77 77Scripture: John 19:34; 1 John 2:15-17Date: 2013Subject: Church year | Passiontide; Church Year | Good Friday; Death and Bereavement | ; Lent | ; Temptation | ; The Second Sunday of Lent | Year B; Passiontide |Source: Based on Dignare me, O Jesu, rogo te, (Latin, 17th century)
Display Title: Jesu, grant me this, I prayFirst Line: Jesu, grant me this, I prayTune Title: SONG 13Author: H. W. Baker, 1821-1877Meter: 77 77Scripture: 2 Corinthians 2:11; John 19:34; Psalm 91:3Date: 2000Source: Latin, 17th century
Display Title: Jesu, grant me this, I prayFirst Line: Jesu, grant me this, I prayTune Title: SONG 13 (CANTERBURY)Author: Henry Williams Baker, 1821-1877Meter: 77 77Scripture: John 19:34; John 20:26-29Date: 2000Subject: Lent | ; Passiontide | ; Protection | ; Years A, B, and C | Good FridaySource: Latin (17th century)