[I've a message from the Lord, Hallelujah] (Ogden)

[I've a message from the Lord, Hallelujah] (Ogden)

Composer: W. A. Ogden (1887)
Published in 82 hymnals

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Composer: W. A. Ogden

William Augustine Ogden USA 1841-1897. Born at Franklin County, OH, his family moved to IN when he was age six. He studied music in local singing schools at age 8, and by age 10 could read church music fairly well. Later, he could write out a melody by hearing it sung or played. He enlisted in the American Civil War in the 30th IN Volunteer Infantry. During the war he organized a male choir which became well known throughout the Army of the Cumberland. After the war, he returned home, resumed music study, and taught school. He married Jennie V Headington, and they had two children: Lowell and Marian. He worked for the Iowa Normal School, Toledo Public School System. Among his teachers: Lowell Mason, Thomas Hastings, E E Baily and… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [I've a message from the Lord, Hallelujah] (Ogden)
Composer: W. A. Ogden (1887)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 55111 17655 44321
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Organ Solo

  • The Sunday Morning Organist Volume Five
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1973) pp. 62

Piano Solo

  • Hymn Stylings for the Church Pianist: Book Two
    Composer/Editor Wendell K. Babcock
    Published By: The Grand Rapids School of the Bible and Music (1974) pp. 2


The Cyber Hymnal #3134
Text: I've a Message from the Lord
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The Cyber Hymnal #3134


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