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The Maker of the sun and moon

The Maker of the sun and moon

Author: Laurence Housman
Tune: NEWBURY (English)
Published in 10 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Author: Laurence Housman

Housman, Lawrence, author and artist, was born July 18, 1867, at Bromsgrove, Worcs. His devotional poetry is principally in his Spikenard, 1898, and Bethlehem, 1902. To the English Hymnal, 1906, he contributed eight translations (142, 188, 191, 228, 229, 230, 231, 234); also three original hymns, with a fourth previously published, viz.:— 1. Lord God of Hosts, within Whose hand. St. George. 2. The Maker of the sun and moon. Christmas. From Bethlehem, 1902, p. 75. 3. The Saint who first found grace to pen. St. Mark. 4. When Christ was born in Bethlehem. Holy Innocents. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Maker of the sun and moon
Author: Laurence Housman
Copyright: Permission granted by Oxford Univeristy Press (from "English Hymnal")

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4148
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #71Page Scan
The Cyber Hymnal #4148ScoreAudio
The New English Hymnal #38
Include 7 pre-1979 instances
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