AMARA

Composer: W. O. Perkins

William Oscar Perkins DMus USA 1831-1902. Born at Stockbridge, VT, older brother of Henry, and the son of musical parents (both singers) he was trained musically, primarly by his father. He attended the Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, NH, then studied music in Boston, MA, London, England, and Milan, Italy. He settled in Boston, MA, and founded a music academy, where he taught music. He published a number of hymnals in Boston, then moved to New York City. He was awarded an honorary doctorate of music degree in 1879 by Hamilton College. He wrote 19 books (1861-1897), including a history of the war in South Africa (1900). He published 33 hymnals 1859-1882). In 1870 he published ”The Chorister”, his 400-page music collection for ch… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: AMARA
Composer: W. O. Perkins
Meter: 8.7.8.7 with refrain
Incipit: 12335 43222 34465
Key: E Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Judge Me, God of My Salvation

Listen To The Wondrous Story

Waiting Upon God

From the depths do I invoke Thee,
Lord, to me incline Thy ear;
To my voice be Thou attentive,
And my supplication hear.

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The Cyber Hymnal #11052
Text: Listen To The Wondrous Story
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Trinity Psalter Hymnal #43B

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