NEVIN

NEVIN

Composer: George B. Nevin (1896)
Published in 4 hymnals


Printable scores: MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: George B. Nevin

Born: March 15, 1859, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. Died: April 17, 1933, Easton, Pennsylvania. A member of the Nevin musical family, George’s cousins were composers Ethelbert and Arthur Nevin; his son, Gordon Balch Nevin, also became a composer. George spent most of his life in the town of Easton. His output consisted mainly of cantatas, and included such works as The Crown of Life and The Incarnation. He was also known for his setting of Sidney Lanier’s poem A Ballad of Trees and the Master, and wrote a number of hymns as well. For nearly 30 years, he ran a wholesale paper business in addition to composing. Nevin was also a historian and lecturer, and sometimes gave lectures on subjects related to music history to local historica… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: NEVIN
Composer: George B. Nevin (1896)
Meter: 6.6.6.6.8.8
Incipit: 17646 54321 25517
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Rejoice, the Lord is King!

Rejoice, the Lord is King:
Your Lord and King adore!
Rejoice, give thanks and sing,
And triumph evermore.
Lift up your heart,
Lift up your voice!
Rejoice, again I say, rejoice!

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Media

The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #392c
Text: Rejoice, the Lord is King

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
TextPage Scan

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #28a

ScoreAudio

The Book of Common Praise #392c

The Hymnary for use in Baptist churches #112b

The Hymnary of the United Church of Canada #112b

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