HANDY (Holbrook)

HANDY (Holbrook)

Composer: Joseph P. Holbrook
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Composer: Joseph P. Holbrook

Joseph P. Holbrook was a tune writer in the parlor music style, and used the popular melodies of Mason and Hastings, Bradbury and Root, Greatorex and Kingsley in his collections. He furnished settings for the choir hymns in Songs for the Sanctuary in his Quartet and chorus Choir (New York, 1871, and sought more recogniation than had been given him in a hymnal of his own, Worship in Song (New York, 1880); a book that found no welcome. from The English hymn: its development and use in worship By Louis FitzGerald Benson Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: HANDY (Holbrook)
Composer: Joseph P. Holbrook
Incipit: 33451 65335 32323
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


At evening time, let there be light

Deceit and Falsehood I Abhor

Deceit and falsehood I abhor,
But love Thy law, Thy truth revealed;
My steadfast hope is in Thy word;
Thou art my refuge and my shield;
The paths of sin I have not trod,
But kept the precepts of my God.

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O Father, lift our souls above



The Cyber Hymnal #1198
Text: Deceit and Falsehood I Abhor
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The Cyber Hymnal #1198

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