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ASHBURTON (Wesley)

ASHBURTON (Wesley)

Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1864)
Published in 4 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Samuel Sebastian Wesley (b. London, England, 1810; d. Gloucester, England, 1876) was an English organist and composer. The grandson of Charles Wesley, he was born in London, and sang in the choir of the Chapel Royal as a boy. He learned composition and organ from his father, Samuel, completed a doctorate in music at Oxford, and composed for piano, organ, and choir. He was organist at Hereford Cathedral (1832-1835), Exeter Cathedral (1835-1842), Leeds Parish Church (1842­-1849), Winchester Cathedral (1849-1865), and Gloucester Cathedral (1865-1876). Wesley strove to improve the standards of church music and the status of church musicians; his observations and plans for reform were published as A Few Words on Cathedral Music and the Music Sy… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ASHBURTON (Wesley)
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1864)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.7
Incipit: 33432 66565 4367
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah

Guide me, O my great Redeemer,
pilgrim through this barren land;
I am weak, but you are mighty;
hold me with your powerful hand.
Bread of heaven, bread of heaven,
feed me now and evermore,
feed me now and evermore.

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Zion Stands by Hills Surrounded

Zion stands by hills surrounded,
Zion, kept by pow’r divine;
All her foes shall be confounded,
Though the world in arms combine;
Happy Zion, what a favored lot is thine!

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Chautauqua Hymn

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9825
Text: Pilgrims Here On Earth And Strangers
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #10976
Text: Chautauqua Hymn
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #9825

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #10976

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