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Composer: J. V. Lee
Published in 15 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: J. V. Lee

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Tune Information

Composer: J. V. Lee
Incipit: 35312 55123 42
Key: G Major
Copyright: © 1959, United Reformed Church


Now is eternal life

Join All the Glorious Names

Lord of Our Growing Years

Lord of our growing years,
With us from infancy,
Laughter and quick-dried tears,
Freshness and energy:

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James Vernon Lee (b. Hove, Sussex, England, 1892; d. Southampton, England, 1959) originally composed EASTVIEW for the text "Rejoice, the Lord Is King" for his mother's eightieth birthday. Lee was an officer in the Brighton Battalion of the Boys' Brigade from 1910 to 1914. After service in the British armed forces during World War I he was the bursar at Caterham College (1919-1939). He also worked as a professional magician, earning the Gold Star of the Magic Circle in 1940. Lee served as organist in several churches and composed a number of hymn tunes as well as Masonic graces. The British hymnal Congregational Praise first published EASTVIEW in 1951. Sing it in three long phrases, and use solid organ accompaniment. --Psalter Hymnal Handbook


Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #543Text
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #78
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #214aText
Moravian Book of Worship #486Text
Moravian Book of Worship #800
New English Praise: a supplement to the New English Hymnal #639bText
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #238Text InfoTune InfoTextAudio
Rejoice in the Lord #439TextPage Scan
Singing the New Testament #120Text
Small Church Music #1485Audio
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #385
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #375Text
Worship and Rejoice #608
Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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