MORNING (Monk)

MORNING (Monk)

Composer: W. H. Monk
Published in 8 hymnals


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Audio files: MIDI

Composer: W. H. Monk

William H. Monk (b. Brompton, London, England, 1823; d. London, 1889) is best known for his music editing of Hymns Ancient and Modern (1861, 1868; 1875, and 1889 editions). He also adapted music from plainsong and added accompaniments for Introits for Use Throughout the Year, a book issued with that famous hymnal. Beginning in his teenage years, Monk held a number of musical positions. He became choirmaster at King's College in London in 1847 and was organist and choirmaster at St. Matthias, Stoke Newington, from 1852 to 1889, where he was influenced by the Oxford Movement. At St. Matthias, Monk also began daily choral services with the choir leading the congregation in music chosen according to the church year, including psalms chanted to… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: MORNING (Monk)
Composer: W. H. Monk
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7
Incipit: 55133 21336 5432
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

God of Mercy, God of Grace

Christ, Whose glory fills the skies

Hail, thou bright and sacred morn

Hail, thou bright and sacred morn,
Risen with gladness in thy beams!
Light, which not of earth is born,
From thy dawn in glory streams;
Airs of heaven are breathed around,
And each place is holy ground.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4960
Text: Oh How Fair That Morning Broke
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The Cyber Hymnal #4960

Include 7 pre-1979 instances
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