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Adapter: Charles F. Gounod
Published in 4 hymnals

Adapter: Charles F. Gounod

Charles F. Gounod (b. Paris, France, 1818; d. St. Cloud, France, 1893) was taught initially by his pianist mother. Later he studied at the Paris Conservatory, won the "Grand Prix de Rome" in 1839, and continued his musical training in Vienna, Berlin, and Leipzig. Though probably most famous for his opera Faust (1859) and other instrumental music (including his Meditation sur le Prelude de Bach, to which someone added the Ave Maria text for soprano solo), Gounod also composed church music-four Masses, three Requiems, and a Magnificat. His smaller works for church use were published as Chants Sacres. When he lived in England (1870-1875), Gounod became familiar with British cathedral music and served as conductor of what later became the Royal… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: EVENING HYMN (Gounod)
Adapter: Charles F. Gounod
Meter: D
Incipit: 32143 32556 71654
Key: C Major


An Evening Hymn

All praise to You, my God, this night,
For all the blessings of the light.
Keep me, O keep me, King of kings,
Beneath the shelter of Your wings.

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Organ Solo

  • Soli Deo Gloria Set 3: 8 Distinctive Chorale Preludes for Every Organist
    Composer/Editor Jacob B. Weber
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2014) pp. 10


Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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Christian Worship (1993) #592


Christian Worship #789

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #565

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