NACHTLIED

NACHTLIED

Composer: Henry Thomas Smart (1872)
Published in 37 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Henry Thomas Smart

Henry Smart (b. Marylebone, London, England, 1813; d. Hampstead, London, 1879), a capable composer of church music who wrote some very fine hymn tunes (REGENT SQUARE, 354, is the best-known). Smart gave up a career in the legal profession for one in music. Although largely self taught, he became proficient in organ playing and composition, and he was a music teacher and critic. Organist in a number of London churches, including St. Luke's, Old Street (1844-1864), and St. Pancras (1864-1869), Smart was famous for his extemporiza¬≠tions and for his accompaniment of congregational singing. He became completely blind at the age of fifty-two, but his remarkable memory enabled him to continue playing the organ. Fascinated by organs as a youth… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: NACHTLIED
Composer: Henry Thomas Smart (1872)
Meter: 10.10.10.10.10.10
Incipit: 33343 65123 25436
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1169
Text: The Day Is Gently Sinking to a Close
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #2762
Text: I Dared Not Hope
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6808
Text: Through Love to Light
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #602

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #206

Audio

Small Church Music #2137

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1169

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2762

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6808

Include 31 pre-1979 instances
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