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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)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A New Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #29
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #544a
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #544b
Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #509
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #259Page Scan
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #585
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #496
New English Praise: a supplement to the New English Hymnal #608a
New English Praise: a supplement to the New English Hymnal #608b
Rejoice in the Lord #351
Singing the Faith #12
The United Methodist Hymnal #194Audio
The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #238
The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #239
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #174
Worship (3rd ed.) #587
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