CULFORD

CULFORD

Composer: Edward John Hopkins (1867)
Published in 33 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Edward John Hopkins

Dr Edward John Hopkins MusDoc United Kingdom 1818-1901. Born at Westminster, England, the son of a clarinetist with the Royal Opera House orchestra, he became an organist (as did two of his brothers) and a composer. In 1826 he became a chorister of the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of King William IV in Westminster Abbey. He also sang in the choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral, a double schedule requiring skill and dexterity. On Sunday evenings he would play the outgoing voluntary at St. Martin’s in-the-field. He left Chapel Royal in 1834 and started studying organ construction at two organ factories. He took an appointment at Mitcham Church as organist at age 16, winning an audition against other organists. Four years later… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CULFORD
Composer: Edward John Hopkins (1867)
Meter: 7.7.7.7 D
Incipit: 33551 15665 64333
Key: C Major
Source: The Temple Church's Choral Service, 1867
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Take My Life, and Let It Be

Take my life and let it be
consecrated, Lord, to thee.
Take my moments and my days;
let them flow in endless praise,
let them flow in endless praise.

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People of the living God

People of the living God,
I have sought the world around,
Paths of sin and sorrow trod,
Peace and comfort nowhere found.
Now to you my spirit turns,
Turns, a fugitive unbless'd;
Brethren, where your altar burns,
O receive me into rest!

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Arrangements

Piano Solo

  • The Church Pianist's Library Volume 12
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 63

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1945
Text: Go, Ye Messengers of God
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The Cyber Hymnal #3214
Text: Jesu, for the Beacon-Light
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The Cyber Hymnal #5983
Text: See How Great a Flame Aspires
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The Cyber Hymnal #6948
Text: Thou, the Christ Forever One
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The Cyber Hymnal #7118
Text: What Are These in Bright Array?
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The Cyber Hymnal #10679
Text: Virgin Mother, Oh, Rejoice!
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The Cyber Hymnal #10838
Text: Jesu, Name Of Sweetest Thought
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1945

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3214

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5983

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6948

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7118

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #10679

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #10838

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