HERMAS

Composer: Frances R. Havergal

Havergal, Frances Ridley, daughter of the Rev. W. H. Havergal, was born at Astley, Worcestershire, Dec. 14, 1836. Five years later her father removed to the Rectory of St. Nicholas, Worcester. In August, 1850, she entered Mrs. Teed's school, whose influence over her was most beneficial. In the following year she says, "I committed my soul to the Saviour, and earth and heaven seemed brighter from that moment." A short sojourn in Germany followed, and on her return she was confirmed in Worcester Cathedral, July 17, 1853. In 1860 she left Worcester on her father resigning the Rectory of St. Nicholas, and resided at different periods in Leamington, and at Caswall Bay, Swansea, broken by visits to Switzerland, Scotland, and North Wales. She died… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: HERMAS
Composer: Frances R. Havergal (1871)
Meter: 6.5.6.5 D with refrain
Incipit: 33321 64321 75234
Key: A Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Golden Harps are Sounding

On Our Way Rejoicing

On our way rejoicing,
As we homeward move,
Hearken to our praises,
O Thou God of love!
Is there grief or sadness?
Thine it cannot be!
Is our sky beclouded?
Clouds are not from Thee!
On our way rejoicing,
As we homeward move,
Hearken to our praises,
O Thou God of love!

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Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 5: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 503 - 573
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2008) pp. 537
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 5: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 503 - 573
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2008) pp. 537
  • Pull Out the Stops!: Congregational Song Accompaniments for Organ
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Weiler
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2001) pp. 111
  • 21 Hymn Introductions
    Composer/Editor Kevin J. Sadowski
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1988) pp. 14
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: By Fifty American Composers
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 44
  • Thirty-Four Hymn Descants
    Composer/Editor David McKinley Williams
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (1948) pp. 10

Organ Solo

  • Simply Lent: Preludes, Offertories, and Postludes for Organ
    Composer/Editor J. William Greene
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (2018) pp. 18
  • Easy Organ Library Volume 56
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 53
  • The Organist Volume 117 Number 5 November December 2013: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 19
  • Power and Praise: Festive Organ Music for the Service
    Composer/Editors Dennis Eliot; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2009) pp. 12
  • On Our Way Rejoicing
    Composer/Editor Barbara Harbach
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2002) pp. 20
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 58 Number 1 September 1994: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1994) pp. 52
  • The Organist's Library Volume 18
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1994) pp. 52
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 52 Number 4 April 1989: A Bi-monthly Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1989) pp. 45
  • The Organist's Library Volume 7
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1989) pp. 45
  • The Organist Volume 92 Number 1 March 1988: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; John Scriveyner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1988) pp. 21
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 26: General: Gott ist - Herr, ich
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; John A. Ferguson
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1984) pp. 42
  • Emergency Organ Book for All Occasions Volume Two: Christmas Palm Sunday
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1982) pp. 38
  • The Organist's Companion Volume 4 Number 6 October 1982 General, All Saints, Reformation, Thanksgiving: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; G. Winston Cassler
    Published By: McAfee Music Corporation (1982) pp. 3
  • The Organist Volume 80 Number 1 March 1976 Lenten and Easter Issue: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editor Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1976) pp. 40
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 37 Number 4 April 1974: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Lani Smith; Edward Broughton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1974) pp. 64
  • The Sunday Morning Organist Volume Three
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1965) pp. 61

Piano Solo

  • The Church Pianist Volume 33 Number 1 September October2016: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Larry Shackley; Terry Osman
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2016) pp. 31
  • The Church Pianist Volume 13 Number 4 March April 1997: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; David Paxton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1997) pp. 3
  • The Church Pianist Volume 8 Number 3 January February 1992: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; David Paxton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1992) pp. 6
  • Piano Arrangements of Great Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Don Whitman
    Published By: Standard Publishing Company (1951) pp. 26

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #698
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #100
Text: All the Happy Children
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #1957
Text: Golden Harps Are Sounding
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #3227
Text: Jesus, Blessèd Savior
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5246
Text: On Our Way Rejoicing
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 22 of 22)

Ambassador Hymnal #120

Ambassador Hymnal #248

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #698

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #134

TextAudio

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #537

Hymns of the Saints #144

Hymns of the Saints #198

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #244

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #68

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #133

Audio

Small Church Music #1475

Audio

Small Church Music #2072

Audio

Small Church Music #2123

The Covenant Hymnal #671

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #100

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1957

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3227

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5246

TextPage Scan

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #293

TextPage Scan

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #531

Text

Voices United #161

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #131

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