[God's dear child, returning home] (Redhead)

[God's dear child, returning home] (Redhead)

Composer: Richard Redhead
Published in 5 hymnals


Composer: Richard Redhead

Richard Redhead (b. Harrow, Middlesex, England, 1820; d. Hellingley, Sussex, England, 1901) was a chorister at Magdalen College, Oxford. At age nineteen he was invited to become organist at Margaret Chapel (later All Saints Church), London. Greatly influencing the musical tradition of the church, he remained in that position for twenty-five years as organist and an excellent trainer of the boys' choirs. Redhead and the church's rector, Frederick Oakeley, were strongly committed to the Oxford Movement, which favored the introduction of Roman elements into Anglican worship. Together they produced the first Anglican plainsong psalter, Laudes Diurnae (1843). Redhead spent the latter part of his career as organist at St. Mary Magdalene Church in… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [God's dear child, returning home] (Redhead)
Composer: Richard Redhead
Incipit: 36533 21317 73543
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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The Church School Hymnal with Tunes #176

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The Sunday School Hymnal #137

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The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #455

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Voices of Praise #314

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