OLD 104TH

OLD 104TH

Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft
Published in 30 hymnals


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Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

Little is known about Thomas Ravenscroft’s (b. circa Sussex, England, 1592; d. circa London, England, 1635) early life. It is believed he sang in the choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral, and probably received his bachelor’s degree in 1605 from Cambridge. Ravenscroft is principally known for his collections of folk music: Pammelia (1609), Deuteromelia or The Seconde Part of Musicks Melodie (1609), which includes the famous children’s song “Three Blind Mice,” and Melismata (1611). He also published a metrical psalter (The Whole Booke of Psalmes) in 1621. He composed eleven anthems, three motets, and four fantasias. He also wrote two treatises on music theory: A Briefe Discourse of the True (but Neglected) Use of Charact’ring the Degre… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: OLD 104TH
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft
Meter: 10.10.11.11
Incipit: 13215 34654 4576
Key: d minor
Source: Ravenscroft's Psalter (1621) (melody)

Texts

Disposer Supreme, and Judge of the earth

O Worship the King all glorious above

O worship the King all-glorious above,
O gratefully sing his power and his love:
our shield and defender, the Ancient of Days,
pavilioned in splendor and girded with praise.

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How wondrous and great

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1141
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #333
Text: Ah, What Can I Do?
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #2682
Text: How Wondrous and Great Thy Works
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)
Text

Ancient and Modern #295

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #155

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1141

Common Praise #214

TextPage Scan

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #149

Text InfoTextAudio

Glory to God #732

Text

Hymnal 1982 #532

Hymns and Psalms #667a

TextPage Scan

Rejoice in the Lord #398

Audio

Small Church Music #1734

Audio

Small Church Music #3718

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #333

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2682

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #128

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #216

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