Composer: Frederick A. Gore Ouseley (1889)
Published in 17 hymnals

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Composer: Frederick A. Gore Ouseley

Born: August 12, 1825, London, England. Died: April 6, 1889, Hereford, England. Buried: Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Tenbury Wells, Hereford and Worcester, England. Gore-Ouseley was educated at Oxford University (BA 1846, MA 1849, DMus 1854), and was ordained in 1849. In 1855, he was appointed Oxford Professor of Music, succeeding Henry Bishop. At that time, Oxford music degrees were easy to obtain, as there were no conditions of residence. Candidates only had to submit a musical composition, (e.g., for choir or orchestra). This was then approved by the examiner, rehearsed and performed to a small, select audience at Oxford. As far as Ouseley was concerned, this only meant two or three trips to Oxford each year, usually for tw… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CONTEMPLATION (Ouseley)
Composer: Frederick A. Gore Ouseley (1889)
Incipit: 35235 4321
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #7015
Text: So New-Born Babes Desire The Breast
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
Small Church Music #1160
  • PDF Score (PDF)


Instances (1 - 16 of 16)

Ancient and Modern #820

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #813

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Common Praise #617

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #732a

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Complete Mission Praise #751

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #109

Hymns and Psalms #372

Hymns and Psalms #573a

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #39

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Rejoice in the Lord #244

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Rejoice in the Lord #358

Singing the Faith #97a


Small Church Music #1160


The Cyber Hymnal #7015

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #101

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The New English Hymnal #472b

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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