CUM NUBIBUS

Composer: Henry Thomas Smart

Henry Smart (b. Marylebone, London, England, 1813; d. Hampstead, London, 1879), a capable composer of church music who wrote some very fine hymn tunes (REGENT SQUARE, 354, is the best-known). Smart gave up a career in the legal profession for one in music. Although largely self taught, he became proficient in organ playing and composition, and he was a music teacher and critic. Organist in a number of London churches, including St. Luke's, Old Street (1844-1864), and St. Pancras (1864-1869), Smart was famous for his extemporiza¬≠tions and for his accompaniment of congregational singing. He became completely blind at the age of fifty-two, but his remarkable memory enabled him to continue playing the organ. Fascinated by organs as a youth… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CUM NUBIBUS
Composer: Henry Thomas Smart (1868)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.7
Incipit: 17153 43234 5123
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending

Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven

Praise, my soul, the King of heaven;
to his feet your tribute bring.
Ransomed, healed, restored, forgiven,
evermore his praises sing.
Alleluia, alleluia!
Praise the everlasting King!

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Jesus, Lord of Life Eternal

JESUS, LORD of Life Eternal,
Taking those He loved the best,
Stood upon the Mount of Olives,
And His Own the last time blest:
Then, though He had never left it,
Sought again his FATHER&#;s breast.

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Timeline

Instances

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Carmina for the Sunday School and Social Worship #97

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #356

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #699

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Hymns and Songs for the Sunday School #52

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Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #237

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Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #501

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School and Parish Hymnal #41

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Songs of the Covenant #278

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The Evangelical Hymnal with Tunes #181

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