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HOME (Bishop)

HOME (Bishop)

Composer: Henry R. Bishop
Published in 67 hymnals


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Composer: Henry R. Bishop

Bishop, Henry Rowley, was born at London, Nov. 18, 1786, and died at London, April 30, 1855. See a full notice in the Dictionary of Nat. Biog., v., 91. From 1840 he was occasional and from 1843 to 1848 sole conductor of the Antient Concerts. Of his Twelve Corales...as sung at the Concerts of Ancient Music, for which (with Words expressly written to them) they were adapted and arranged by Sir Henry R. Bishop, 1844 (B. M. copy is H. 878), some are fairly literal translations from the German, others have no connection with their nominal originals. Three were noted in this Dictionary, but their source not having been traced in 1892, we now subjoin them:— 1. Behold, how glorious is yon sky, p. 127, ii. This is from "Wie herrlich ist die… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Henry R. Bishop
Meter: 11.11.11.11 with refrain
Incipit: 13465 35434 23
Key: E♭ Major/e♭ minor
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Mid scenes of confusion and creature complaints


'Mid scenes of confusion and creature complaints,
How sweet to the soul is communion with saints!
To find at the banquet of mercy there's room,
And feel in the presence of Jesus at home.

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Home, Sweet Home

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #509
Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #544
Small Church Music #5557Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #4252TextScoreAudio
The Sacred Harp: the best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes, and anthems ever offered the singing public for general use (1991 rev.) #161
Include 62 pre-1979 instances
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