CONSTANCE (Gauntlett)

CONSTANCE (Gauntlett)

Composer: Henry J. Gauntlett (1875)
Published in 6 hymnals


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Composer: Henry J. Gauntlett

Henry J. Gauntlett (b. Wellington, Shropshire, July 9, 1805; d. London, England, February 21, 1876) When he was nine years old, Henry John Gauntlett (b. Wellington, Shropshire, England, 1805; d. Kensington, London, England, 1876) became organist at his father's church in Olney, Buckinghamshire. At his father's insistence he studied law, practicing it until 1844, after which he chose to devote the rest of his life to music. He was an organist in various churches in the London area and became an important figure in the history of British pipe organs. A designer of organs for William Hill's company, Gauntlett extend­ed the organ pedal range and in 1851 took out a patent on electric action for organs. Felix Mendelssohn chose him to play the or… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CONSTANCE (Gauntlett)
Composer: Henry J. Gauntlett (1875)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 56712 342
Key: A Major

Texts

We sing the praise of Him who died

Crucifixion to the World by the Death of Christ

When I survey the wondrous cross
on which the Prince of glory died,
my richest gain I count but loss,
and pour contempt on all my pride.

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Ye servants of our glorious King

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7813
Text: Ye Servants of Our Glorious King
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The Cyber Hymnal #7813

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