Composer: William Henry Monk
Published in 25 hymnals

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Composer: William Henry Monk

William H. Monk (b. Brompton, London, England, 1823; d. London, 1889) is best known for his music editing of Hymns Ancient and Modern (1861, 1868; 1875, and 1889 editions). He also adapted music from plainsong and added accompaniments for Introits for Use Throughout the Year, a book issued with that famous hymnal. Beginning in his teenage years, Monk held a number of musical positions. He became choirmaster at King's College in London in 1847 and was organist and choirmaster at St. Matthias, Stoke Newington, from 1852 to 1889, where he was influenced by the Oxford Movement. At St. Matthias, Monk also began daily choral services with the choir leading the congregation in music chosen according to the church year, including psalms chanted to… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William Henry Monk
Incipit: 35651 54321 11343


Instances (1 - 15 of 15)

Ancient and Modern #98a


Ancient and Modern #593b

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #52a

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #207

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Common Praise #86a

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Common Praise #380a

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #54a

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Complete Mission Praise #41a

Hymns and Psalms #74a

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #172b

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #367

Singing the Faith #317b


Small Church Music #1163

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The New English Hymnal #338


TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #115

Include 10 pre-1979 instances
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