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REDHEAD No. 47

REDHEAD No. 47

Composer: Richard Redhead (1853)
Published in 72 hymnals


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

Composer: Richard Redhead

Richard Redhead (b. Harrow, Middlesex, England, 1820; d. Hellingley, Sussex, England, 1901) was a chorister at Magdalen College, Oxford. At age nineteen he was invited to become organist at Margaret Chapel (later All Saints Church), London. Greatly influencing the musical tradition of the church, he remained in that position for twenty-five years as organist and an excellent trainer of the boys' choirs. Redhead and the church's rector, Frederick Oakeley, were strongly committed to the Oxford Movement, which favored the introduction of Roman elements into Anglican worship. Together they produced the first Anglican plainsong psalter, Laudes Diurnae (1843). Redhead spent the latter part of his career as organist at St. Mary Magdalene Church in… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: REDHEAD No. 47
Composer: Richard Redhead (1853)
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Incipit: 33234 43551 6445
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

When Our Heads Are Bowed with Woe

When our heads are bowed with woe,
When our bitter tears o'erflow,
When we mourn the lost, the dear,
Jesu, Son of Mary, hear.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1099
Text: Crowned with Thorns upon the Tree
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #2866
Text: In the Lord's Atoning Grief
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7379
Text: When Our Heads Are Bowed with Woe
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #3369
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #566a

Audio

Small Church Music #1878

Audio

Small Church Music #3369

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1099

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2866

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7379

Page Scan

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P85c

Include 65 pre-1979 instances
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