LA TROBE

LA TROBE

Composer: Christian Ignatius LaTrobe (c. 1790)
Published in 7 hymnals


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Composer: Christian Ignatius LaTrobe

Born: February 12, 1758, Fulneck (near Leeds), Yorkshire, England. Died: May 6, 1836, Liverpool, England. La Trobe, Christian Ignatius, eldest son of Benjamin La Trobe, was born at the Moravian Settlement, Fulneck, Leeds, Yorkshire, Feb. 12, 1758, and educated in England and at the Brethren's College, Niesky, Silesia. Taking orders in the Moravian Church, he became in 1784 Secretary to their Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel, and in 1795 Secretary to the Unity of the Brethren in England. He died at Fairfield, near Liverpool, May 6, 1836. He is best known through his Selection of Sacred Music, in six volumes, which appeared in 1806-25. His hymnological contributions consist of a few translations from the German. [George Arthu… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: LA TROBE
Composer: Christian Ignatius LaTrobe (c. 1790)
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7
Incipit: 55112 23317 5465
Key: c minor

Texts

Go to Dark Gethsemane

Go to dark Gethsemane,
You who feel the tempter's pow'r;
Your Redeemer's conflict see;
Watch with Him one bitter hour;
Turn not from His griefs away;
Learn of Jesus Christ to pray.

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Throned Upon the Awful Tree

Son of Man, to Thee I cry

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
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Moravian Book of Worship #349

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #9805

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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