EDEN (Wesley)

EDEN (Wesley)

Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Published in 15 hymnals


Printable scores: MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Samuel Sebastian Wesley (b. London, England, 1810; d. Gloucester, England, 1876) was an English organist and composer. The grandson of Charles Wesley, he was born in London, and sang in the choir of the Chapel Royal as a boy. He learned composition and organ from his father, Samuel, completed a doctorate in music at Oxford, and composed for piano, organ, and choir. He was organist at Hereford Cathedral (1832-1835), Exeter Cathedral (1835-1842), Leeds Parish Church (1842­-1849), Winchester Cathedral (1849-1865), and Gloucester Cathedral (1865-1876). Wesley strove to improve the standards of church music and the status of church musicians; his observations and plans for reform were published as A Few Words on Cathedral Music and the Music Sy… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: EDEN (Wesley)
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Meter: 6.4.6.4.6.7.6.4
Incipit: 33221 11113 55443
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

The Happy Land

Something for Jesus

Savior, Thy dying love
Thou gavest me,
Nor should I aught withhold,
Dear Lord, from Thee:
In love my soul would bow,
My heart fulfill its vow,
Some off'ring bring Thee now,
Something for Thee.

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Cling to the Mighty One

Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)
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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #214a

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Concordia #157

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Glockenklänge #232

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Gloria Deo #190

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Gospel Melodies #74

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Hymns and Tunes for Schools #242

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Hymns of Worship and Service #162

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Hymns of Worship and Service #162

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In Excelsis for School and Chapel #157

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In Excelsis for School and Chapel #292a

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School and Parish Hymnal #276

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The Evangelical Hymnal with Tunes #570

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The New Praiseworthy #233

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The Primary and Junior Hymnal #157

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