HOLY VOICES (Geer)

HOLY VOICES (Geer)

Composer: G. Jarvis Geer
Published in 5 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: G. Jarvis Geer

Born: February 24, 1821, Waterbury, Connecticut. Died: March 16, 1885, New York. Buried: Saint Paul’s Churchyard, Manhattan, New York. Geer graduated from Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut (1842), and the General Theological Seminary, New York (1845). He served as Rector of Christ Church, Ballston Spa, New York; Associate Rector of the Church of the Holy Apostles, New York (1859); and Rector of St. Timothy’s, New York (1866). He was the first president of the Free Church Guild of New York, and a member of the General Convention of 1874. He received the degree of S. T. D. from Columbia University, and of D.D. from Union in 1862. His works include: Tune-Book of the Protestant Episcopal Church, 1848, with Bishop Bedell & Dr… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: HOLY VOICES (Geer)
Composer: G. Jarvis Geer
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Incipit: 11112 22232 11612
Key: A Major

Texts

Hark! what mean those holy voices

Hark! what mean those holy voices
Sweetly sounding through the skies?
Lo, th' angelic host rejoices,
Heavenly hallelujahs rise.

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Hark! What Mean those Holy Voices

Instances

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The Church Hymnal Revised #59

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The Church Hymnal #61a

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The Sunday School Hymnal #40b

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Voices of Praise #47

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