Composer: William Henry Monk
Published in 2 hymnals

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 >

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Title: EVERTON (Monk)
Composer: William Henry Monk
Incipit: 17763 22154 33211



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 71
  • Accompaniments for Unison Hymn-Singing
    Composer/Editor Gerald H. Knight
    Published By: The Royal School of Church Music (1981) pp. 13

Organ Solo

  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor John Columba McCann
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 108
  • Organ Miniatures: 200 Short Improvisations on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1999) pp. 64


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The Church Hymnary #164b

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The Congregational Mission Hymnal #102b

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