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GREENVILLE (Rousseau)

GREENVILLE (Rousseau)

Composer: Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1752)
Published in 223 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean Jacques Rousseau; b. 1712, Geneva; d. 1778, Paris. Born in the city-state of Geneva in the Swiss Confederacy, his mother died whenhe was 9 days old. Rousseau's father was a watchmaker, but got into trouble with local officials and left the town, leaving his son with an uncle who had Rousseau and his own son board with a Calvinist minister for 2 years. He was later apprenticed to a notary and then to an engraver, who beat him. He ran away from Geneva at 16. In nearby Savoy, he sheltered with a Roman Catholic priest. He was sent to Italy to convert to Catholicism. He supported himself as a servant, secretary, and tutor. His life was filled with personal and political upheaval, and his writings infuriated many, to the point he had… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: GREENVILLE (Rousseau)
Composer: Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1752)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7
Incipit: 33211 22321 55433
Key: F Major/G Major or modal
Source: From the opera Le Devin du Village (The Village Soothsayer), by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1752
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy

Lord, dismiss us with Thy blessing, Fill our hearts with joy and peace

Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Come, thou Fount of every blessing,
tune my heart to sing thy grace;
streams of mercy, never ceasing,
call for songs of loudest praise.
Teach me some melodious sonnet,
sung by flaming tongues above.
Praise the mount I'm fixed upon it
mount of God's redeeming love.

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Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Tunes with Varied Harmonies Book 5: For Pianoforte or Organ
    Composer/Editor Joseph E. Newell
    Published By: Edwin Ashdown, Limited (London) (1920) pp. 10

Organ Solo

  • Sunday Morning Favorites Volume 2: For Solo Organ
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1992) pp. 62
  • The Sunday Morning Organist Volume Four: Preludes, Offertories, and Postludes
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1967) pp. 14
  • Hymn Tune Preludes for the Organ No. 1
    Composer/Editors Samuel W. Shanko; Carolyn J. Cowan
    Published By: Broadman Press (1966) pp. 24
  • Hymn Tune Preludes for the Organ No. 2
    Composer/Editors Samuel W. Shanko; Carolyn J. Cowan
    Published By: Broadman Press (1966) pp. 8

Piano Solo

  • Rudy Atwood Piano Arrangements Vol. 4
    Composer/Editor Rudy Atwood
    Published By: Alma Records, Inc. (1965) pp. 1

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1166
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #2155
Text: Hark! The Gospel News Is Sounding
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #2662
Text: Hush, My Dear
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #3905
Text: Long upon the Mountains
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6717
Text: Thou Hast Said, Exalted Jesus
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #9561
Text: Children, Hail the Holy Stranger
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 17 of 17)
TextPage Scan

African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #19

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1166

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #562

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #439

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #478

TextPage Scan

Hymns of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints #163

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #447

Audio

Small Church Music #2253

Audio

Small Church Music #6718

The Book of Praise #519

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2155

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2662

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3905

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6717

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #9561

The Sacred Harp #145b

TextAudio

TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #525

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