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Composer: William Henry Gladstone
Published in 38 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

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
Incipit: 32144 44334 56617
Key: C Major


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 (1 - 17 of 17)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1364ScoreAudio
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #125TextPage Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #446Page Scan
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #11b
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #726
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #146bText
Les Chants du Pèlerin #204
Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #244
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #79
Singing the Faith #498a
Small Church Music #278Audio
Small Church Music #332Audio
Small Church Music #612Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #5974TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #6201TextScoreAudio
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #567
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #174TextPage Scan
Include 21 pre-1979 instances
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