Thou Judge, by Whom Each Empire Fell

Thou Judge, by whom each empire fell

Author: Percy Dearmer (1925)
Tune: LUTHER'S HYMN
Published in 10 hymnals

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Author: Percy Dearmer

Dearmer, Percy, M.A., son of Thomas Dearmer, was born in London, Feb. 27, 1867, and educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford (B.A. 1890, M.A. 1896). He was ordained D. 1891, P. 1892, and has been since 1901 Vicar of S. Mary the Virgin, Primrose Hill, London. He has been Secretary of the London Branch of the Christian Social Union since 1891, and is the author of The Parson's Handbook, 1st edition, 1899, and other works. He was one of the compilers of the English Hymnal, 1906, acting as Secretary and Editor, and contributed to it ten translations (38, 95, 150, 160, 165, 180, 215, 237, 352, 628) and portions of two others (242, 329), with the following originals:— 1. A brighter dawn is breaking. Easter. Suggested by… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thou Judge, by whom each empire fell
Title: Thou Judge, by Whom Each Empire Fell
Author: Percy Dearmer (1925)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.7
Language: English
Copyright: From Enlarged Songs of Praise; used by permission of Oxford University Press

Tune

LUTHER'S HYMN


KIRKEN DEN ER ET

Composed for this text by Ludwig M. Lindeman (b. Trondheim, Norway, 1812; d. Oslo, Norway, 1887), KIRKEN was published in Wilhelm A. Wexel's Christelige Psalmer (1840). A bar form (AAB) tune in the Dorian mode, it is a suitably rugged, folk-like tune for this text, with a satisfying climax in line 6…

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The Cyber Hymnal #6801
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Instances

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Rejoice in the Lord #488
The Cyber Hymnal #6801ScoreAudio
Include 8 pre-1979 instances



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