O Holy Spirit come and Jesus' love declare

Author: Oswald Allen

Allen, Oswald, son of John Allen, banker, of Kirkby Lonsdale, Westmoreland, and great-nephew of James Allen (q.v.); born at Kirkby Lonsdale, 1816, and educated in that town. After residing for a time in Glasgow, he returned to Kirkby Lonsdale, and joined the staff of the local bank; died October 2, 1878. In 1861 (Preface, Oct. 1861), he published Hymns of the Christian Life, Lond., Nisbet. It contains 148 hymns, a few of which are in common use. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Holy Spirit come and Jesus' love declare
Author: Oswald Allen
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

O Holy Spirit, come, And Jesu's love declare. O. Allen. [Whitsuntide.] Appeared in his Hymns of the Christian Life, 1862, p. 53, in 8 stanzas of 4 lines. It is based upon the words "The Holy Ghost shall teach you all things," St. John xiv. 26. In an abridged form it is in common use in Great Britain and America.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Tune

ST. THOMAS (Williams)

ST. THOMAS is actually lines 5 through 8 of the sixteen-line tune HOLBORN, composed by Aaron Williams (b. London, England, 1731; d. London, 1776) and published in his Collection (1763, 1765) as a setting for Charles Wesley's text "Soldiers of Christ, Arise" (570). The harmonization is by Lowell Maso…

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UTICA (Zeuner)


ST. BRIDE

Samuel Howard (b. London, England, 1710; d. London, 1782) composed ST. BRIDE as a setting for Psalm 130 in William Riley's London psalter, Parochial Harmony (1762). The melody originally began with "gathering" notes at the beginning of each phrase. The tune's title is a contraction of St. Bridget, t…

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