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REDHEAD No. 66

REDHEAD No. 66

Composer: Richard Redhead
Published in 64 hymnals


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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. 66
Composer: Richard Redhead
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 32115 66556 71766
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

O Jesus, King most wonderful

Jesus, our hope, our heart's desire

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

Jesus, the very thought of thee
with sweetness fills the breast;
but sweeter far thy face to see,
and in thy presence rest.

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Timeline

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keyes: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 165
  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keys: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 165
  • Last Verse Extravaganza for Organ: 200 Fabulous Arrangements
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 97
  • The Ultimate Finishing Touch: Last-verse Arrangements of Well-loved Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2000) pp. 85
  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 114
  • 113 Variations on Hymn Tunes for Organ
    Composer/Editor George Thalben-Ball
    Published By: Novello and Company Limited (1969) pp. 60
  • Varied Accompaniments to Thirty-four Well-known Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Eric Harding Thiman
    Published By: Oxford University Press (1937) pp. 15

Organ Solo

  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 79 Number 1 September October 2015: A Bi-monthly Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Dale Wood
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2015) pp. 18
  • The Essential Dale Wood: 40 Classic Hymn Tune Settings for Organ
    Composer/Editor Dale Wood
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 105
  • Be Still, My Soul: 11 Hymn Tune Preludes
    Composer/Editor Jonathan Kohrs
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2010) pp. 10
  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor Jennifer Bate
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 184
  • 120 More Musical Gifts Part 5 Series Two: Variations on Hymn Tunes - Erhalt Uns Herr to Lauda Anima
    Composer/Editors Adrienne Tindall; Robert Lind
    Published By: Darcey Press (2006) pp. 223
  • The Organist's Library Volume 35
    Composer/Editor Tom Birchwood
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2003) pp. 3
  • Organ Miniatures: 200 Short Improvisations on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1999) pp. 102
  • The Organist Volume 101 Number 6 January 1998: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Gregg Sewell; Edward Broughton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1998) pp. 83
  • Wood Works for Organ Book 3
    Composer/Editor Dale Wood
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1991) pp. 17
  • 5 Preludes Based on English Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Gwilym Beechey
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1987) pp. 4
  • 113 Variations on Hymn Tunes for Organ
    Composer/Editor George Thalben-Ball
    Published By: Novello and Company Limited (1969) pp. 60

Piano Solo

  • Let It Shine: Worship Music for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Lynette Maynard
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2005) pp. 18
  • American Folk Hymn Suite Set 2
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2003) pp. 10

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Ancient and Modern #749b

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #370

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #373

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Common Praise #169

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #368a

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #86

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #120

Hymns and Psalms #265a

Hymns and Psalms #269b

Hymns and Psalms #736

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Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #178

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #484c

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Small Church Music #1067

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Small Church Music #1155

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Small Church Music #4351

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The Book of Praise #660

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The Cyber Hymnal #3388

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The Cyber Hymnal #8042

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The Cyber Hymnal #10485

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #186a

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The New English Hymnal #129

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Together in Song #226

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