LOVE OF JESUS

Composer: Theodore E. Perkins

Theodore E. Perkins was born at Poughkeepsie, on the Hudson, N.Y., July 21, 1831. His father was a Baptist clergyman. The family of ten brothers and sisters sang and played various instruments, forming among themselves both choir and orchestra. His musical education began at the early age of three years. During his father's pastorate at Hamilton, N. Y., the choir rehearsals were often held at the parsonage, and the leader used to place the three-year-old on a small stool, on the table around which the choir was assembled, giving him a chance to both see and hear. Later on he played the violincello in church, standing on a stool in order to finger the instrument. The home gatherings — especially on Thanksgiving Day, are the recollectio… Go to person page >

Harmonizer: H. El­li­ot But­ton, 1861-1925

Born: August 8, 1861, Clevedon, Somerset, England. Died: Circa August 1925, Hampstead, England. Button’s father was master of a private school, and excelled as an organist. Elliot was a self taught musician, and besides being solo alto at Holy Trinity Church, Upper Chelsea, was a pianist, organist, and violinist. He was also at one time was an editor for the Novello publishing company. He harmonized a number of tunes in The Primitive Meth­od­ist Hymnal Supplement with Tunes (London: Primitive Methodist Publishing House, 1912), and edited the third series of the Bristol Tune Book. Sources: Cowan, p. 201 © The Cyber Hymnal™. Used by permission. (www.hymntime.com)  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Theodore E. Perkins
Harmonizer: H. El­li­ot But­ton, 1861-1925
Incipit: 53332 34321 22221
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

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Small Church Music #456Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #6610TextScoreAudio
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