PURLEIGH

PURLEIGH

Composer: Arthur Henry Brown
Published in 22 hymnals


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Composer: Arthur Henry Brown

Born: Ju­ly 24, 1830, Brent­wood, Es­sex, Eng­land. Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 15, 1926, Brent­wood, Es­sex, Eng­land. Almost com­plete­ly self taught, Brown be­gan play­ing the or­gan at the age 10. He was or­gan­ist of the Brent­wood Par­ish Church, Es­sex (1842-53); St. Ed­ward’s, Rom­ford (1853-58); Brent­wood Par­ish Church (1858-88); St. Pe­ter’s Church, South Weald (from 1889); and Sir An­tho­ny Browne’s School (to 1926). A mem­ber of the Lon­don Gre­gor­i­an As­so­ci­a­tion, he helped as­sem­ble the Ser­vice Book for the an­nu­al fes­tiv­al in St. Paul’s Ca­thed­ral. He sup­port­ed the Ox­ford Move­ment, and pi­o­neered the res­tor­a­tion of plain­chant and Gre­gor­i­an mu… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Arthur Henry Brown
Meter: 8.8.6.8.8.6
Incipit: 11561 17133 12517
Key: A♭ Major

Texts

Lord of the Church, we humbly pray

Lord of the Church, we humbly pray
For those who guide us in Thy way,
And speak Thy holy word;
With love divine their hearts inspire,
And touch their lips with hallowed fire,
And needful strength afford.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #539
Text: Blest Be the Lord, My Rock, My Might
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The Cyber Hymnal #5064
Text: O Love Divine, How Sweet Thou Art
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The Cyber Hymnal #5389
Text: O That I Could, in Every Place
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The Cyber Hymnal #5411
Text: O Thou, That Hear'st the Prayer of Faith
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The Cyber Hymnal #5419
Text: O Thou to Whom Archangels Raise
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Instances

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #502TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #6591Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #539TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #5064TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #5389TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #5411TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #5419TextScoreAudio
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