遠山迢迢,其色青青 (There is a green hill far away)

遠山迢迢,其色青青,(Yuǎnshān tiáotiáo, qí sè qīngqīng,)

Author: Cecil F. H. Alexander
Tune: [There is a green hill far away] (Stebbins)
Published in 2 hymnals

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Author: Cecil F. H. Alexander

As a small girl, Cecil Frances Humphries (b. Redcross, County Wicklow, Ireland, 1818; Londonderry, Ireland, 1895) wrote poetry in her school's journal. In 1850 she married Rev. William Alexander, who later became the Anglican primate (chief bishop) of Ireland. She showed her concern for disadvantaged people by traveling many miles each day to visit the sick and the poor, providing food, warm clothes, and medical supplies. She and her sister also founded a school for the deaf. Alexander was strongly influenced by the Oxford Movement and by John Keble's Christian Year. Her first book of poetry, Verses for Seasons, was a "Christian Year" for children. She wrote hymns based on the Apostles' Creed, baptism, the Lord's Supper, the Ten Commandment… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: 遠山迢迢,其色青青,(Yuǎnshān tiáotiáo, qí sè qīngqīng,)
Title: 遠山迢迢,其色青青 (There is a green hill far away)
English Title: There is a green hill far away
Author: Cecil F. H. Alexander
Language: Chinese

Tune

[There is a green hill far away] (Stebbins)

George Coles Stebbins (b. East Carlton, NY, 1846; d. Catskill, NY, 1945) composed THE GREEN HILL in 1877 to accompany Cecil F. Alexander's hymn “There Is a Green Hill Far Away.” The tune was published in Gospel Hymns No.3 (1878). The slow harmonic rhythm and mostly stepwise melody build to a cli…

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Instances

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Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #67

Audio

Small Church Music #2043

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