Morning Glory, Starlit Sky

Author: W. H. Vanstone

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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…

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BINGHAM (Sheets)


The tune MONKLAND has a fascinating if complex history. Rooted in a tune for the text "Fahre fort" in Johann A. Freylinghausen's (PHH 34) famous hymnal, Geistreiches Gesangbuch (1704), it then was significantly altered by John Antes (b. Frederick, PA, 1740; d. Bristol, England, 1811) in a Moravian m…

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Instances (1 - 16 of 16)

A New Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #29

Ancient and Modern #544a

Ancient and Modern #544b

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #509

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Common Praise #259

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #496

New English Praise #608a

New English Praise #608b

Rejoice in the Lord #351

Singing the Faith #12

The Hymnal 1982 #585


The United Methodist Hymnal #194

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #238

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #239

Together in Song #174

Worship (3rd ed.) #587

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