O Lord of Every Shining Constellation

Author: Albert F. Bayly

Albert F. Bayly was born on Sep­tem­ber 6, 1901, Bex­hill on Sea, Sus­sex, Eng­land. He received his ed­u­cat­ion at Lon­don Un­i­ver­si­ty (BA) and Mans­field Coll­ege, Ox­ford. Bayly was a Congregationalist (later United Reformed Church) minister from the late 1920s until his death in 1984. His life and ministry spanned the Depression of the 1930s, the Second World War, and the years of reconstruction which followed. Af­ter re­tir­ing in 1971, he moved to Spring­field, Chelms­ford, and was ac­tive in the local Unit­ed Re­formed Church. He wrote sev­er­al pageants on mis­sion themes, and li­bret­tos for can­ta­tas by W. L. Lloyd Web­ber. He died on Ju­ly 26, 1984 in Chiches­ter, Sus­sex, Eng­land. NN,… Go to person page >

Tune

HIGHWOOD


VICAR

GENEVAN 12 (or DONNE SECOURS, see 12) was the tune originally selected for the text for singing at the Evanston Assembly. That tune is set to the Harkness text in many hymnals. V. Earle Copes (PHH 302) composed VICAR in 1963 as a setting for Harkness's text for inclusion in the American Methodist Hy…

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HESLINGTON (Shephard)


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Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)

Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #547

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #565

Chalice Hymnal #55

Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #33

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #246

Common Praise (1998) #411

Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #263

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #512

Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #411

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #314a

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #314b

Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #297

Rejoice in the Lord #31

Sing and Rejoice!: new hymns for congregations #83

Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #157

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