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The morning hangs its signal

Author: William Channing Gannett

Gannett, William Channing, M.A., s. of Dr. Ezra Stiles Gannett, was b. at Boston, March 13, 1840, and educated at Harvard College, 1860, and the Divinity School, Cambridge. Entered the Unitarian Ministry in 1868, and after filling several pastorates he became Pastor of the Unitarian Church at Rochester, N.Y., 1889. Mr. Gannett's hymns, mainly written for special occasions, were included in great part in The Thought of God in Hymns and Poems, Boston, 1st Series 1885,2nd Series 1894, the combined production of F. L. Hosmer (q.v.) and himself. Of Mr. Gannett's hymns the following are in common use:— 1. Bring, 0 morn, thy music [God Everlasting.] Written in 1893, and printed in A Chorus of Faith, being an account and resume of the Parli… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The morning hangs its signal
Author: William Channing Gannett
Refrain First Line: O, the crowning day is coming

Tune

MEIRIONYDD

William Lloyd (b. Rhos Goch, Llaniestyn, Caernarvonshire, Wales, 1786; d. Caernarvonshire, 1852) composed MEIRIONYDD, which was first published in manuscript form with the name BERTH in Caniadau Seion (Songs of Zion, 1840, ed. R. Mills). The tune is named after the Welsh county Meirionydd in which L…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A School Service Book #d164
Heart and Voice #d258
Heart and Voice #d261
Hymns for the Celebration of Life #d231
Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #90
Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d301
Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy, a selection of spiritual songs, old and new #354Page Scan
The Beacon Song and Service book #170
Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d277
We Sing of Life #d85



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