O How Glorious, Full of Wonder

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Author: Curtis Beach

Beach, Curtis. (Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 9, 1914--February 23, 1993, Bangor, Maine). Comes from several generations of ministers. He was educated at Harvard (B.A. 1935), Boston University School of Theology (S.T.B. 1941), and the University of Southern California (Ph.D. 1957). Minister of the Neighborhood Church, Pasedena (1943-1959), and the Smithfield United Church in Pittsburgh from 1959-1975. Minister of First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, Maine, 1975-1980. --Carlton R. Young, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: O how glorious, full of wonder
Title: O How Glorious, Full of Wonder
Author: Curtis Beach (1958)
Meter: D
Language: English
Copyright: © 1958, ren. 1980, 1991, Estate of Curtis Beach



IN BABILONE is a traditional Dutch melody that appeared in Oude en Nieuwe Hollantse Boerenlities en Contradansen (Old and New Dutch Peasant Songs and Country Dances), c. 1710. Ralph Vaughan Williams (PHH 316) discovered this tune as arranged by Julius Rontgen (b. Leipzig, Germany, 1855; d. Utrecht,…

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