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Composer: William Henry Gladstone
Published in 43 hymnals


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Composer: William Henry Gladstone

Born: June 3, 1840, Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales. Died: July 4, 1892, Westminster, London, England. Eldest son of British prime minister William Gladstone, William attended Eton College and read Greek and Latin at Christ Church College, Oxford University. A Member of Parliament for a total of 20 years, representing Chester for 3; Whitby, Yorkshire for 12; and East Worcestershire for 5. A singer and organist, he was well versed in musical history, especially the development of Anglican church music. He wrote on musical topics, and one of the views he expressed was that choral church services were to be deplored because "the choirs often discourage the congregations from singing." He wrote the anthems "Gracious and Righteous" and "Withdraw… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William Henry Gladstone
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1364
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #5974
Text: Send Forth the Gospel!
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6201
Text: Spirit of Mercy, Truth, and Love
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 21 of 21)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1364

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #125

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Common Praise #446

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Complete Mission Praise #250

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Complete Mission Praise #439b

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Complete Mission Praise #593

Hymns and Psalms #11b

Hymns and Psalms #726

Text

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #146b

Les Chants du Pèlerin #204

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #244

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #79

Singing the Faith #498a

Audio

Small Church Music #278

Audio

Small Church Music #332

Audio

Small Church Music #612

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5974

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6201

Text

Together in Song #567

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #174

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Trinity Psalter Hymnal #279

Include 22 pre-1979 instances
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