Thomas Cotterill (b. Cannock, Staffordshire, England, 1779; d. Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, 1823) studied at St. John's College, Cambridge, England, and became an Anglican clergyman. A central figure in the dispute about the propriety of singing hymns, Cotterill published a popular collection of hymns (including many of his own as well as alterations of other hymns), Selection of Psalms and Hymns in 1810. But when he tried to introduce a later edition of this book in Sheffield in 1819, his congregation protested. Many believed strongly that the Church of England should maintain its tradition of exclusive psalm singing. In a church court the Archbishop of York and Cotterill reached a compromise: the later edition of Selection was withdrawn… Go to person page >
This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list below.
According to the Handbook to the Baptist Hymnal (1992), Old 100th first appeared in the Genevan Psalter, and "the first half of the tune contains phrases which may ha…
Display Title: Thee We Adore, Eternal LordFirst Line: Thee we adore, eternal Lord!Tune Title: MENDONAuthor: Thomas Cotterill (1779-1823)Meter: LMScripture: Psalm 22:22-30; Isaiah 6:1-8; Ezekiel 1:1 - 2:2; Ezekiel 43:1-5; Revelation 4:1-11; Revelation 5:1-14Date: 1998Subject: Adoration | ; Praise of God | ; You are God (Te Deum) |Source: You are God (Te Deum, Latin hymn 400?)
Display Title: Thee We Adore, Eternal Lord!First Line: Thee we adore, eternal Lord!Tune Title: PARK STREETMeter: L.M.rep.Scripture: Revelation 5:13Date: 1990Subject: God | His perfections; God | Name of; God | Praise of; Prophets | ; Worship |Source: Moravian Collection, 1724