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Composer: William Henry Gladstone
Published in 38 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
Incipit: 32144 44334 56617
Key: C Major

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 - 17 of 17)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1364

TextPage Scan

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #125

Page Scan

Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #446

Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #11b

Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #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: Australian hymn book II #567

TextPage Scan

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #174

Include 21 pre-1979 instances
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