Composer: Cyril Taylor (1985)
Published in 11 hymnals

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Composer: Cyril Taylor

Cyril Vincent Taylor (1907-1991) was born in Wigan, Lancaster, England, the son of a Church of England priest. A student at Christ Church, Oxford, he was ordained in the Church of England and precentor of Bristol Cathedral and later Salisbury Cathedral. During World War II, he was BBC's producer of Religious Broadcasting and, while stationed in Abbot's Leigh, he composed his famous hymn tune of the same name. ABBOT'S LEIGH is generally regarded as the "Rule Britannia" of hymn tunes. In 1953, when the Royal School of Church Music moved from Canterbury to Addington Place, he became its first Warden. For many years he served as a proprietor of Hymns Ancient & Modern, playing a major editorial role in compiling two supplements and The New Stand… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Cyril Taylor (1985)
Meter: with alleluias
Incipit: 55331 76712 32417
Key: G Major
Copyright: Music copyright © 1985 by Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, IL, 60188.


Worship and Rejoice #246
Text: Jesus on the Mountain Peak
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Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #102TextPage Scan
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