BICKLEY

BICKLEY

Composer: William Henry Monk
Published in 8 hymnals


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Composer: William Henry Monk

William H. Monk (b. Brompton, London, England, 1823; d. London, 1889) is best known for his music editing of Hymns Ancient and Modern (1861, 1868; 1875, and 1889 editions). He also adapted music from plainsong and added accompaniments for Introits for Use Throughout the Year, a book issued with that famous hymnal. Beginning in his teenage years, Monk held a number of musical positions. He became choirmaster at King's College in London in 1847 and was organist and choirmaster at St. Matthias, Stoke Newington, from 1852 to 1889, where he was influenced by the Oxford Movement. At St. Matthias, Monk also began daily choral services with the choir leading the congregation in music chosen according to the church year, including psalms chanted to… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BICKLEY
Composer: William Henry Monk
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Incipit: 13351 23354 32511
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

When, streaming from the eastern skies

When, streaming from the eastern skies,
The morning light salutes mine eyes,
O Sun of Righteousness divine,
On me with beams of mercy shine;
Chase the dark clouds of guilt away
And turn my darkness into day.

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The Indwelling God

Creator Spirit, by whose aid

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4808
Text: O Father, in Whose Great Design
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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Hymns and Psalms #291

Hymns and Psalms #462b

Audio

Small Church Music #6980

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4808

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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