HEATHLANDS (Smart)

HEATHLANDS (Smart)

Composer: Henry Thomas Smart (1866)
Published in 60 hymnals


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

Composer: Henry Thomas Smart

Henry Smart (b. Marylebone, London, England, 1813; d. Hampstead, London, 1879), a capable composer of church music who wrote some very fine hymn tunes (REGENT SQUARE, 354, is the best-known). Smart gave up a career in the legal profession for one in music. Although largely self taught, he became proficient in organ playing and composition, and he was a music teacher and critic. Organist in a number of London churches, including St. Luke's, Old Street (1844-1864), and St. Pancras (1864-1869), Smart was famous for his extemporiza­tions and for his accompaniment of congregational singing. He became completely blind at the age of fifty-two, but his remarkable memory enabled him to continue playing the organ. Fascinated by organs as a youth… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: HEATHLANDS (Smart)
Composer: Henry Thomas Smart (1866)
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7
Incipit: 51756 65423 45432
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

God of Mercy, God of Grace

For the Beauty of the Earth

For the beauty of the earth,
for the glory of the skies,
for the love which from our birth
over and around us lies.

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Christ, Whose glory fills the skies

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Restrained Last Verses: Varied Accompaniments for Popular Hymns

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2003) pp. 54
  • Last Verse Extravaganza for Organ: 200 Fabulous Arrangements

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 65
  • The Ultimate Finishing Touch: Last-verse Arrangements of Well-loved Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2000) pp. 64
  • More Hymns for Occasions: One Hundred Special Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Colin Mawby
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1997) pp. 37
  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 82

Organ Solo

  • Organ Miniatures: 200 Short Improvisations on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1999) pp. 75
  • Twenty Hymn-Tune Preludes (Second Set): For Manuals Only, with Optional Pedal
    Composer/Editor Craig Sellar Lang
    Published By: Oxford University Press (1966) pp. 12

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #631
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #296
Text: All Things Praise Thee
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #3236
Text: Jesus, Lamb of God, for Me
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4500
Text: Now the Busy Week Is Done
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 24 of 24)
Text

Ancient and Modern #649

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #251

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #631

TextPage Scan

Common Praise (1998) #341

Page Scan

Common Praise #449

TextPage Scan

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #227

Hymns and Psalms #457a

Hymns and Psalms #630

Text

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #293

TextPage Scan

Rejoice in the Lord #108

Singing the Faith #134

Audio

Small Church Music #956

Audio

Small Church Music #957

The Book of Praise #177

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #296

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3236

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4500

Page Scan

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #397a

Page Scan

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #545

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #366

Text

Together in Song #212

Text

Together in Song #452

TextPage Scan

Voices United #515

Page Scan

Voices United #786

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