NORTHFIELD (Ingalls)

NORTHFIELD (Ingalls)

Composer: Jeremiah Ingalls (1800)
Published in 41 hymnals


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Composer: Jeremiah Ingalls

Jeremiah Ingalls USA 1764-1838. Born at Andover, MA, his father died of hardships from the American Revolutionary War when he was thirteen. In VT, he worked as a farmer, Cooper, Taverner, and choirmaster. He mastered the bass viol (similar to a cello) and became a composer. He moved to Newbury, VT, in 1787, and in 1791 he married Mary (Polly) Bigelow of Westminster, MA, and they had eleven children (nine living to adult hood): Smith, Jeremiah, Joshua, Jeremiah, Mary, Moses, Elizabeth, John, Almyra, Isaac, and Hannah. He taught singing and began leading the singing at the First Congregational Church there. The choir became well-known, and people came from miles around to hear them sing. In 1800 he built and operated a tavern. He als… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: NORTHFIELD (Ingalls)
Composer: Jeremiah Ingalls (1800)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 15435 13223 32121
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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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For Victorious Faith

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • The Hymnlet: A Choice Collection of Hymns and Hymntunes from 17th, 18th, & 19th Century American Hymnals, Songbooks and Psalters
    Composer/Editor Samuel Walter
    Published By: The Organ Historical Society, Inc. (1976) pp. 10

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

A New Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #10

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #524

Page Scan

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #416

Audio

Small Church Music #3235

The Sacred Harp #155

Text

Worship in Song #199

Include 35 pre-1979 instances
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