BLAKE (Holbrook)

BLAKE (Holbrook)

Composer: J. P. Holbrook
Published in 5 hymnals


Composer: J. P. Holbrook

Joseph P. Holbrook was a tune writer in the parlor music style, and used the popular melodies of Mason and Hastings, Bradbury and Root, Greatorex and Kingsley in his collections. He furnished settings for the choir hymns in Songs for the Sanctuary in his Quartet and chorus Choir (New York, 1871, and sought more recogniation than had been given him in a hymnal of his own, Worship in Song (New York, 1880); a book that found no welcome. from The English hymn: its development and use in worship By Louis FitzGerald Benson Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: J. P. Holbrook
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 33433 343
Key: F Major

Texts

Thou only Sovereign of my heart

Jesus demands this heart of mine

Soon may the last glad song arise

Soon may the last glad song arise
Through all the millions of the skies;
That song of triumph which records
That all the earth is now the Lord's.

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