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ELIM (Calcott)

Composer: William H. Callcott

CALLCOTT, WILLIAM HUTCHINS (1807–1882), musical composer, a younger son of Dr. John Wall Callcott [q. v.], was born at Kensington in 1807. As a child he received some instruction from his father, and later continued his studies under his brother-in-law, William Horsley. On 4 July 1830 he was elected a member of the Royal Society of Musicians. In 1836 he published an abridgment of his father's ‘Grammar,’ in 1840 a collection of psalm and hymn tunes for Bickersteth's ‘Christian Psalmody,’ and in 1843 ‘The Child's own Singing Book.’ In the latter work he was assisted by his wife Maria, who was the authoress of several unimportant religious stories, &c. In 1851 Callcott published ‘Remarks on the Royal Albert Piano’ (exhibited… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ELIM (Calcott)
Composer: William H. Callcott (1867)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 33343 25112 3465
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

My heart is resting, O my God

Sometimes the sky is overcast

Thou Art My Hiding Place

Thou art my Hiding-place, O Lord!
In Thee I put my trust,
Encouraged by Thy holy word,
A feeble child of dust.
I have no argument beside,
I urge no other plea;
And 'tis enough my Saviour died,
My Saviour died for me.

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