HERMITAGE

HERMITAGE

Composer: R. O. Morris
Published in 15 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: R. O. Morris

Reginald Owen Morris DMus United Kingdom 1886-1948. Born at York, England, the son of an army officer, he was educated at Harrow School, New College, Oxford, and the Royal College of Music, London, where he subsequently became a famous professor of counterpoint and composition. He also edited the 1914 Oxford University Press edition of R D Blackmore’s novel, “Lorna Doone”. In 1915 he married Emmeline (Emmie) Fisher (1868-1941),becoming brother-in-law to Vaughn Williams. He and his wife lived close to the Williams’ for several years. At the outbreak of WW1 he enlisted in the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. He was a composer and teacher at the Royal College of Music, London. For a ten-year period (1922-32) he wrote symph… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: HERMITAGE
Composer: R. O. Morris
Meter: 6.7.6.7
Incipit: 67176 61176 5663
Key: b minor or modal
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keyes: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 113
  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keys: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 113

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
Text

Ancient and Modern #76b

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #490a

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Common Praise (1998) #131

AudioPage Scan

Common Praise #59

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #427a

Complete Mission Praise #451

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #62

Singing the Faith #210a

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Together in Song #317

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TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #32b

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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