NORTHFIELD

NORTHFIELD

Composer: Jeremiah Ingalls (1800)
Published in 21 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Jeremiah Ingalls

Born: March 1, 1764, Andover, Massachusetts. Died: April 6, 1828/1838, Hancock, Vermont. Buried: Rochester, Vermont. Ingalls moved to Newbury, Vermont, in 1787, and in 1791 began leading the singing at the First Church there. The choir became quite well known, and people came from miles around to hear them. In 1803 Ingalls became a deacon, though he was removed and excommunicated in 1810. He had run a tavern for a number of years, but sold it and moved to Rochester, Vermont, after his falling out with the church. His works include: Christian Harmony, or Songsters Companion (Exeter, New Hampshire: Henry Ranlet, 1805) --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Jeremiah Ingalls (1800)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 15435 13223 3212_

Texts

O for a Thousand Tongues

O for a thousand tongues to sing
my great Redeemer's praise,
the glories of my God and King,
the triumphs of his grace!

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How long, dear Jesus, oh! how long


How long, dear Jesus, oh! how long
Shall that bright hour delay;
Fly swiftly round, ye wheels of time,
And bring the promised day,
(Repeat previous line).

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O for a faith that will not shrink

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A New Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #10
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #524ScoreAudio
Small Church Music #3235Audio
The Sacred Harp: the best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes, and anthems ever offered the singing public for general use (1991 rev.) #155
Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #199
Include 16 pre-1979 instances



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