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The First Day of the Week (Green)

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Source: Baptist Hymnal 1991 #357

Author: Fred Pratt Green

The name of the Rev. F. Pratt Green is one of the best-known of the contemporary school of hymnwriters in the British Isles. His name and writings appear in practically every new hymnal and "hymn supplement" wherever English is spoken and sung. And now they are appearing in American hymnals, poetry magazines, and anthologies. Mr. Green was born in Liverpool, England, in 1903. Ordained in the British Methodist ministry, he has been pastor and district superintendent in Brighton and York, and now serves in Norwich. Here he continues to write new hymns "that fill the gap between the hymns of the first part of this century and the 'far-out' compositions that have crowded into some churches in the last decade or more." --Seven New Hymns of… Go to person page >

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First Line: The first day of the week
Title: The First Day of the Week (Green)
Author: Fred Pratt Green (1967)
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Copyright © 1969 by Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, IL 60188. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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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Instances

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #357TextAudio
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #424
Rejoice in the Lord #514TextPage Scan
Include 2 pre-1979 instances



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