OLD 104TH

OLD 104TH

Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft
Published in 29 hymnals


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Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1582 or 1592 – 1635) was an English musician, theorist and editor, notable as a composer of rounds and catches, and especially for compiling collections of British folk music. Little is known of Ravenscroft's early life. He probably sang in the choir of St. Paul's Cathedral from 1594, when a Thomas Raniscroft was listed on the choir rolls and remained there until 1600 under the directorship of Thomas Giles. He probably received his bachelor's degree in 1605 from Cambridge. Ravenscroft's principal contributions are his collections of folk music, including catches, rounds, street cries, vendor songs, "freeman's songs" and other anonymous music, in three collections: Pammelia (1609), Deuteromelia or The Seconde… Go to person page >

Tune Information

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 - 14 of 14)
Text

Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #295

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

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1141

Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #214

TextPage Scan

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #149

Text InfoTextAudio

Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #732

Text

Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #532

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

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #216

Include 15 pre-1979 instances
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