HAYES (Beethoven)

HAYES (Beethoven)

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Published in 14 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

A giant in the history of music, Ludwig van Beethoven (b. Bonn, Germany, 1770; d. Vienna, Austria, 1827) progressed from early musical promise to worldwide, lasting fame. By the age of fourteen he was an accomplished viola and organ player, but he became famous primarily because of his compositions, including nine symphonies, eleven overtures, thirty piano sonatas, sixteen string quartets, the Mass in C, and the Missa Solemnis. He wrote no music for congregational use, but various arrangers adapted some of his musical themes as hymn tunes; the most famous of these is ODE TO JOY from the Ninth Symphony. Although it would appear that the great calamity of Beethoven's life was his loss of hearing, which turned to total deafness during the last… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: HAYES (Beethoven)
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 51712 34255 55666
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Lord, it is good for us to be

Lord, it is good for us to be
High on the mountain here with Thee;
Where stand revealed to mortal gaze
Those glorious saints of other days;
Who once received on Horeb's height
The eternal laws of truth and right;
Or caught the still small whisper, higher
Than storm, than earthquake, or than fire.

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Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1115
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #1484
Text: Father of All, Whose Powerful Voice
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5182
Text: O Master, It Is Good to Be
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1115

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1484

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5182

Include 11 pre-1979 instances
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