CONQUEST (Bridge)

CONQUEST (Bridge)

Composer: John Frederick Bridge, 1844-1924
Published in 2 hymnals


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Composer: John Frederick Bridge, 1844-1924

Sir John Frederick Bridge CVO (5 December 1844 – 18 March 1924) was an English organist, composer, teacher and writer. From a musical family, Bridge became a church organist before he was 20, and he achieved his ambition to become a cathedral organist by the age of 24, at Manchester Cathedral. After six years there, he was invited to become organist at Westminster Abbey, where he remained for the rest of his career. He instituted several changes to modernise and improve the music-making at the Abbey and organised the music for several state occasions, including two coronations. As a teacher and lecturer, Bridge held posts at the Royal College of Music, Gresham College and the University of London. His students included the composers… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CONQUEST (Bridge)
Composer: John Frederick Bridge, 1844-1924
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Incipit: 56713 54323 44356
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Lead on, O King Eternal

Lead on, O King eternal,
the day of march has come;
henceforth in fields of conquest
your tents will be our home.
Through days of preparation
your grace has made us strong;
and now, O King eternal,
we lift our battle song.

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The church of God is stablished

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #929
Text: The Church of God Is Stablished
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