LUCERNA LAUDONIAE

LUCERNA LAUDONIAE

Composer: David Evans
Published in 20 hymnals


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Composer: David Evans

David Evans (February 6, 1874 - May 17, 1948) was a Welsh musician and composer. Evans was born at Resolven, Glamorgan. He worked in the coal industry as a teenager, but music was always his primary interest. He won a music scholarship and became a pupil of Joseph Parry, which led to his qualifying at University of Wales, Cardiff, in 1895. He went on to become organist and choirmaster of Jewin Calvinistic Methodist Church in London. He succeeded Joseph Parry, his former teacher, in the Music department at Cardiff, where he was appointed a professor in 1908. Most of his compositions were of a religious nature, including many hymns. He participated actively in the Eisteddfod movement. Some compositions attributed to him were in fact writte… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: David Evans
Meter: 7.7.7.7 with refrain
Incipit: 55312 36514 31
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: By permission of Oxford University Press.

Texts

For the Beauty of the Earth

For the beauty of the earth,
for the glory of the skies,
for the love which from our birth
over and around us lies.

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Who can measure heaven and earth

Instances

Instances (1 - 17 of 17)
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Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #537b

Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #822

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #181a

Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #253b

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Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #416

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Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #538

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Hymnal Supplement 1991 #782

Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #333a

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #27b

Singing the Faith #102a

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Small Church Music #1039

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The New English Hymnal #285b

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Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #137

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Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #189

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Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #226

Worship (3rd ed.) #509

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Worship (3rd ed.) #557

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