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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Author: George W. A. H. Drummond

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A New Selection of Hymns; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations, as a supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #220Page Scan
American Psalmody: a collection of sacred music, comprising a great variety of psalm, and hymn tunes, set-pieces, anthems and chants, arranged with a figured bass for the organ...(3rd ed.) #323Page Scan
Church Hymns: with tunes (New ed.) #286Page Scan
Hymns for Public Worship in the Diocese of Fredericton. 2nd ed. #d198
Musica Sacra: or, Springfield and Utica Collections United: consisting of Psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, and chants (2nd revised ed.) #174bPage Scan
Musica Sacra; or Springfield and Utica Collections United #d143
The American Vocalist: a selection of tunes, anthems, sentences, and hymns, old and new: designed for the church, the vestry, or the parlor; adapted to every variety of metre in common use. (Rev. ed.) #80aPage Scan
The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors to which are added, a number never before published. #397Page Scan
The Hartford Selection of Hymns: from the most approved authors: to which are added a number never before published (2nd ed.) #CCCXCVIIPage Scan



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