BRYANT (Alcock)

BRYANT (Alcock)

Composer: Walter G. Alcock (1861)
Published in 9 hymnals


Composer: Walter G. Alcock

Walter Galpin Alcock United Kingdom 1861-1947. Born at Edenbridge, Kent, England, the son of the superintendent of the Metropolitan Police Orphanage at Fortescue, Twickenham. He was musically inclined. He won a scholarship to the National Training School for Music at age 15. There, he studied composition with Arthur Sullivan and organ with Sir John Stainer. After several brief posts at Holy Trinity Sloan Street and St Margaret’s Westminster, he was appointed Organ Professor at the Royal College of Music, London, in 1893. That year he married Naomi Blanche Lucas, and they had six daughters and a son: Naomi Judith, Dorothy Grace, Constance Marjorie, Ruth Blanche, Lucy Rachel, Kathleen Stainer, and Richard. In 1896 he was assistant organis… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BRYANT (Alcock)
Composer: Walter G. Alcock (1861)
Meter: 8.6.8.6.8.8
Incipit: 55123 32227 1321
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

The Conqueror

O North, with all thy vales of green,
O South, with all thy palms!
From peopled towns and vales between,
Uplift the voice of psalms;
Raise, ancient East, the anthem high,
And let the youthful West reply.

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O Maker of the Mighty Deep

Through centuries of sin and woe

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Instances

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Hymns for the Living Age #259

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Hymns for the Living Age #378

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Hymns of the Christian Life #287

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Premier Hymns #39

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The Church Hymnal #74

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The Church Hymnary #446

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The Hymnal #107

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The Hymnal #397

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Worship Song #760

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