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Composer: E. Hay

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Arranger: Wm. Dressler

Prof. William Dressler was born in Nottingham, England and his father was at one time court flutiest to the King of Saxony. Mr. Dressler was graduated from the Cologne Conservatory of Music in 1847. Shortly after, he was first violinist of the Opera House in Wiesbaden and then became conductor. He came to this country in the early fifties as solo pianist and accompanist to Ole Bull. After traveling several seasons with concert companies Mr. Dressler settled in New York and devoted himself to teaching, playing in churches and composing. He was a former choirmaster and organist of the Fourth Avenue Presbyterina Church. He played in other churches, among them St. Charles Borromeo’s, St. Peter’s Roman Catholic in Brooklyn, and St.… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: E. Hay
Arranger: Wm. Dressler
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 55611 32116 14322
Key: A♭ Major

Texts

My Father, for another night

Come, Christian children, come and raise

Come, Christian children, come, and raise
Your voice with one accord;
Come, sing in joyful songs of praise
The glories of your Lord.

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