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HABAKKUK (Hodges)

HABAKKUK (Hodges)

Composer: Edward Hodges
Published in 11 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Edward Hodges

Born: Ju­ly 20, 1796, Bris­tol, Eng­land. Died: Sep­tem­ber 1, 1867, Clif­ton, Bris­tol, Eng­land. Buried: Church of St. Mary the Vir­gin, Stan­ton Drew (about eight miles south of Bristol). Hodges’ mu­sic­al gift showed it­self at an ear­ly age; by 1819, he was play­ing the or­gan at St. James’ Church in Bris­tol, and at St. Nicholas’, 1821-1838. He al­so had an in­ter­est­ing me­chan­ic­al bent, and spurred sev­er­al tech­ni­cal im­prove­ments in or­gan de­sign. He com­posed a num­ber of serv­ic­es and an­them piec­es, and Cam­bridge Un­i­ver­si­ty award­ed him a doc­tor­ate in mu­sic in 1825. Hodges event­u­al­ly em­i­grat­ed, ac­cept­ing a post at the ca­thed­ral in… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: HABAKKUK (Hodges)
Composer: Edward Hodges
Meter: 8.8.6.8.8.6
Incipit: 51111 76564 35671
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Full Assurance of Hope

The Pilgrim's Happy Lot

Although the vine its fruit deny, The budding fig-tree droop and die

Although the vine its fruit deny,
The budding fig-tree droop and die,
No oil the olive yield;
Yet will I trust me in my God,
Yea, bend rejoicing to His rod,
And by His grace be heal'd.

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Timeline

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1167
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #971
Text: Come On, My Partners in Distress
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #2442
Text: How Happy Is the Pilgrim's Lot
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #8931
Text: How Vain, Great God
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #9232
Text: Jesus Of Nazareth, Look Down
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1167

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The A.M.E. Zion Hymnal #566

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #971

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2442

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #8931

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #9232

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