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Composer: William Owen

Owen, William (‘William Owen of Prysgol,’ 1813-1893), musician; b. 12? Dec. 1813 [in Lônpopty], Bangor, the son of William and Ellen Owen. The father was a quarryman at Cae Braich-y-cafn quarry, Bethesda, and the son began to work in the same quarry when he was ten years old. He learnt music at classes held by Robert Williams (Cae Aseth), at Carneddi, and from William Roberts, Tyn-y-maes, the composer of the hymn-tune ‘Andalusia.’ He wrote his first hymn-tune when he was 18 — it was published in Y Drysorfa for June 1841. After the family had [removed] to [Caesguborwen], Bangor, [sometimes called Cilmelyn] — they had spent some years [at Tŷhen] near the quarry — William Owen formed a temperance choir which sang ‘Cwymp Babil… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William Owen (1852)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.4.4.7.7
Incipit: 55123 33234 54322
Key: g minor

Texts

Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendor

Look, ye saints; the sight is glorious

God, The Lord, a King Remaineth

God, our Lord, a King remaineth,
Robed in His own glorious light;
God hath robed Him, and He reigneth;
He hath girded Him with might.
Alleluia! Alleluia!
God is King in depth and height!

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Media

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #169
Text: Look, Ye Saints! The Sight Is Glorious
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #121
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #586
Text: Blessèd Lord, in Thee Is Refuge
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #1024
Text: Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Wretched
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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The Cyber Hymnal #2656
Text: Hark! the Voice of Love and Mercy
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The Cyber Hymnal #3641
Text: Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendor
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4120
Text: Look, Ye Saints! The Sight Is Glorious
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6825
Text: Take Me as I Am, O Savior
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Instances

Instances (1 - 47 of 47)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #116
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #169TextAudioPage Scan
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #220TextPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #121ScoreAudio
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #352Text
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #408bTextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #390Text
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #475TextFlexscorePage Scan
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #272Text InfoTextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #307TextFlexscorePage Scan
Hymnal: A Worship Book #286
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #616b
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #528bText
Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #44
Hymns to the Living God #166TextPage Scan
Lutheran Service Book #495Text
Lutheran Service Book #534Text
Lutheran Worship #281Text
New Hymns of Hope #107Text
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #154TextFlexscorePage Scan
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #213TextPage Scan
Rejoice in the Lord #117TextPage Scan
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #165
Small Church Music #629Audio
Small Church Music #880Audio
Small Church Music #3580Audio
Small Church Music #3764Audio
The Christian Life Hymnal #205
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #770
The Cyber Hymnal #586TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #1024TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #2656TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #3641TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4120TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #6825TextScoreAudio
The New Century Hymnal #258TextFlexscorePage Scan
The New English Hymnal #296bTextPage Scan
The Worshiping Church #283TextPage Scan
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #611
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #259TextPage Scan
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #472TextPage Scan
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #513TextPage Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #812TextPage Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #813Page Scan
Welsh and English Hymns and Anthems #3
Welsh and English Hymns and Anthems (Reformatted) #3
Worship (3rd ed.) #468TextPage Scan
Include 27 pre-1979 instances



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