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ELY (Holbrook)

ELY (Holbrook)

Composer: J. P. Holbrook
Published in 2 hymnals


Composer: J. P. Holbrook

Joseph P. Holbrook was a tune writer in the parlor music style, and used the popular melodies of Mason and Hastings, Bradbury and Root, Greatorex and Kingsley in his collections. He furnished settings for the choir hymns in Songs for the Sanctuary in his Quartet and chorus Choir (New York, 1871, and sought more recogniation than had been given him in a hymnal of his own, Worship in Song (New York, 1880); a book that found no welcome. from The English hymn: its development and use in worship By Louis FitzGerald Benson Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ELY (Holbrook)
Composer: J. P. Holbrook
Meter: 6s & 4s.
Incipit: 55566 51223 333
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Junto a mi Dios deseo

Nearer, My God, to Thee

Nearer, my God, to thee, nearer to thee!
E'en though it be a cross that raiseth me,
still all my song shall be,
nearer, my God, to thee;
nearer, my God, to thee, nearer to thee!

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Songs for the Sanctuary #775

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