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The righteous souls that take their flight

The righteous souls that take their flight

Author: George W. A. H. Drummond
Tune: FUNERAL HYMN
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: George W. A. H. Drummond

Drummond, George William Auriol Hay, M.A., son of Abp. Drummond, of York, b. at Westminster in 1763, educated at Ch. Ch., Oxford; B.A. 1780, M.A. 1783, Vicar of Brodsworth, and Canon of York; d. Dec. 7, 1807. His hymn:— The Righteous souls that take their flight (Death and Burial] appeared in The Psalms of David for the Use of Parish Churches, the Words Selected from the Versions of Tate and Brady, by the Rev. George Hay Drummond. The Music Selected, Adapted and Composed by Edward Miller . . . 1790. On pp. 116-7 it is given in 4 stanzas of 4 lines, and headed “Version of part of the third chapter of the Wisdom of Solomon proper to be sung at Funerals. Versified by the Rev. George Hay Drummond. The music by Edward Miller, MUS. DOC." The… Go to person page >

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First Line: The righteous souls that take their flight
Author: George W. A. H. Drummond

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American Psalmody #323

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Church Hymns #286

Hymns for Public Worship in the Diocese of Fredericton. 2nd ed. #d198

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Musica Sacra #174b

Musica Sacra; or Springfield and Utica Collections United #d143

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The American Vocalist #80a

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The Hartford Selection of Hymns #CCCXCVII

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