Thy kingdom, Lord, we long for

Author: Vida D. Scudder

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First Line: Thy kingdom, Lord, we long for
Author: Vida D. Scudder
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



The tune was named after its composer and published in the British volume The Hymnary (1872). TOURS has four broad phrases. Its repetitions of melodic and rhythmic units make it accessible and loved. The harmony suggests a stately tempo. Berthold Tours (b. Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 1838; d. Fulham…

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Composed by Samuel S. Wesley (PHH 206), AURELIA (meaning "golden") was published as a setting for “Jerusalem the Golden” in Selection of Psalms and Hymns, which was compiled by Charles Kemble and Wesley in 1864. Though opinions vary concerning the tune's merits (Henry J. Gauntlett once condemned…

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