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[Chant] (Elvey 56171)

[Chant] (Elvey 56171)

Composer: George J. Elvey
Published in 14 hymnals


Composer: George J. Elvey

George Job Elvey (b. Canterbury, England, 1816; d. Windlesham, Surrey, England, 1893) As a young boy, Elvey was a chorister in Canterbury Cathedral. Living and studying with his brother Stephen, he was educated at Oxford and at the Royal Academy of Music. At age nineteen Elvey became organist and master of the boys' choir at St. George Chapel, Windsor, where he remained until his retirement in 1882. He was frequently called upon to provide music for royal ceremonies such as Princess Louise's wedding in 1871 (after which he was knighted). Elvey also composed hymn tunes, anthems, oratorios, and service music. Bert Polman Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Chant] (Elvey 56171)
Composer: George J. Elvey
Incipit: 56171 24321
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

O Be Joyful in the Lord

Thanksgiving Day

O praise the LORD for it is a good thing to sing praises unto our God; yea, a joyful and pleasant thing it is to be thankful.
The LORD doth build up Jerusalem and gather together the outcasts of Israel.
He healeth those that are broken in heart and giveth medicine to heal their sickness.
O sing unto the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praises upon the harp unto our God;
Who covereth the heaven with clouds and prepareth rain for the earth and maketh the grass to grow upon the mountains and herb for the use of men;
Who giveth fodder unto the cattle; And feedeth the young ravens that call upon him.
Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Sion.
For he hath made fast the bars of thy gates and hath blessed thy children within thee.
He maketh peace in thy borders and filleth thee with the flour of wheat.
Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;
As it was in the beginning is now, and ever shall be, world without end.
Amen.

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Deus Misereatur

Instances

Instances (1 - 14 of 14)
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Church Hymns and Tunes #C49

The Book of Common Praise #C126

The Book of Common Praise #C45

The Book of Praise #820e

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The Church Hymnal #C117

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The Church Hymnal #C147

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The Church Hymnal #C22

The Hymn Book of the Anglican Church of Canada and the United Church of Canada #522a

The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #C10a

The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #C17a

The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #C6a

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University Hymns #C42

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