OLD 104TH

OLD 104TH

Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft
Published in 32 hymnals


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Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

Thomas Ravenscroft United Kingdom 1592-1635. Born at Sussex, England, he allegedly sang in the choir at St Paul’s Cathedral. He attended music lectures at Gresham College. He was educated at Cambridge College, graduating in 1607. From 1618-1622 he was music master at Christ’s Hospital. Many of his works were aimed at pleasing a middle class lay public. He collected folk music: “Pammelia” (1609), “Deuteromelia” [includes the song “Three blind mice”](1609), “Melismata” (1611). He also published a metrical Psalter (the whole book of Psalms) in 1621. He composed 11 anthems, three motets, and four fantasies. He also wrote two treatises on music theory: “A briefe discourse of the true (but neglected) use of charact… 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)
Copyright: Public Domain

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

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keyes: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 192
  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keys: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 192
  • 200 Last Verses: Completely Revised to Complement the Keys in Major Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 119
  • The Really Big Descant Book - Full Music Edition: 250 Settings to Raise the Roof by the World's Finest Church Music Composers
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 155
  • Organ and Piano Accompaniments for Hymn Singing
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2007) pp. 13
  • Restrained Last Verses: Varied Accompaniments for Popular Hymns
    Composer/Editor Richard Lloyd
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2003) pp. 99
  • Last Verse Extravaganza for Organ: 200 Fabulous Arrangements
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 115
  • The Ultimate Finishing Touch: Last-verse Arrangements of Well-loved Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2000) pp. 98
  • More Hymns for Occasions: One Hundred Special Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Colin Mawby
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1997) pp. 60
  • After the Last Verse: 200 Hymn Improvisations
    Composer/Editor Malcolm Archer
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1995) pp. 119
  • The Descant Hymn-Tune Book Book 1: A Collection of Well-Known Tunes
    Composer/Editor Geoffrey Shaw
    Published By: Novello and Company Limited (1995) pp. 22
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: Volume II
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1986) pp. 182
  • 113 Variations on Hymn Tunes for Organ
    Composer/Editor George Thalben-Ball
    Published By: Novello and Company Limited (1969) pp. 72
  • 44 Hymn Tunes Freely Harmonized: For Unison Singing
    Composer/Editor Eric Harding Thiman
    Published By: Novello and Company Limited (1969) pp. 14
  • The Faber Books of Descants: Harmony Edition
    Composer/Editor Leslie Russell
    Published By: Faber Music Limited (1969) pp. 18
  • Organ Accompaniments to the Unison Verses of 24 Hymn-Tunes: From the English Hymnal
    Composer/Editor Edward C. Bairstow
    Published By: Oxford University Press (1941) pp. 15
  • Hymn Tunes with Varied Harmonies Book 9: For Pianoforte or Organ
    Composer/Editor Joseph E. Newell
    Published By: Edwin Ashdown, Limited (London) (1920) pp. 16

Organ Solo

  • 113 Variations on Hymn Tunes for Organ
    Composer/Editor George Thalben-Ball
    Published By: Novello and Company Limited (1969) pp. 72
  • Ten Hymn Preludes for Organ Set II
    Composer/Editor Healey Willan
    Published By: C. F. Peters Corporation (1957) pp. 25
  • Seven Chorale Preludes Set 1: Original Compositions (New Series) No. 1
    Composer/Editor Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
    Published By: Novello and Company Limited (1912) pp. 11
  • Seven Chorale Preludes Set I: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
    Published By: Novello and Company Limited (1912) pp. 11

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Sunday Morning Organist Volume 8: Organ and Piano Hymn Duos
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2013) pp. 8

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

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

Text

The Hymnal 1982 #532

TextPage Scan

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #128

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #216

Include 17 pre-1979 instances
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