Composer: George Henry Day

George Henry Day (1883-1966) was a choirboy at Trinity Chapel, New York City, where he studied with G. Edward Stubbs. Day was appointed choirmaster at St. Peter’s in Chelsea Square (1911) but maintained his position as an assistant auditor of the Gorham Manufacturing Company for two more years. He resigned as assistant auditor, took special courses at Columbia University, and in 1915 graduated from New York College of Music. He served as organist and choirmaster in churches in Youngstown, Ohio; Wilmington, Delaware, where he studied with Edward Shippen Barnes; and Rochester, New York, before going to Trinity Church. He was awarded a Doctor of Music degree from Lincoln-Jefferson University (1923). --The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion,… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: GENEVA (Day)
Composer: George Henry Day (1940)
Meter: D
Incipit: 53451 42345 31231
Key: f minor
Copyright: By permission of The Church Pension Fund


Organ Solo

  • Grace Notes IV for Organ: Prayer, Praise and Thanksgiving
    Composer/Editor Timothy Albrecht
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1995) pp. 4
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 25: General: F - Gott des
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; Sam Batt Owens
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1984) pp. 32
  • With Praise and Love Volume II: Settings of 19th Century Hymn Tunes for Organ
    Composer/Editor Emma Lou Diemer
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1979) pp. 27


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RitualSong (2nd ed.) #905

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RitualSong #839

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Singing the Faith #260

The Book of Praise #186

The Covenant Hymnal #707

The Faith We Sing #2102


The Hymnal 1982 #515

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Worship Supplement 2000 #740

Include 8 pre-1979 instances
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