CAROL OF HOPE

Composer: Annabeth McClelland Gay

Annabeth McClelland Gay was born in 1925 in Ottawa, Illinois, where her father was the pastor of the Presbyterian church. She was educated at Knox College (B.M.E. 1947) and Union Theological Seminary's School of Sacred Music, New York City(M.S.M. 1949). She has been choir director in the various churches her husband has served as pastor. The tune SHEPHERDS' PIPES was written by Annabeth McClelland Gay in 1952 as the setting for "The Lord Is Rich and Merciful" in the Pilgrim Hymnal (1958). Every Christmas, the Gays sent an original Christmas song to their friends. In 1952 it was Annabeth's turn to compose the music for which her husband would supply the words. "This tune 'dropped out of the blue' one evening while I was at the piano. Bill s… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CAROL OF HOPE
Composer: Annabeth McClelland Gay
Meter: 9.6.9.6.6
Incipit: 11545 32155 45645
Key: e minor
Copyright: © 1971 United Church Press

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 1: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 239 - 303

    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2007) pp. 252
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 1: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 239 - 303

    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2007) pp. 252
  • Let It Rip! At the Piano 2: Congregational Song Accompaniments Volume 2
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Eric Vollen
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2000) pp. 36

Voices: Organ, Instrument and Voices

  • Eight for Eighty-Eight: Congregational Song Accompaniments for Piano with Optional Instrument
    Composer/Editor David M. Cherwien
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1998) pp. 4

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #252

Gather (3rd ed.) #419

Gather Comprehensive #339

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #350

Hymnal Supplement 1991 #722

RitualSong #481

The New Century Hymnal #435

With One Voice #628

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