Hymnary Friends,

Please pardon this brief interruption, and please consider a gift today to support the work of Hymnary.org. Here's why.

Each month half a million people visit this website for free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. Twice a year we hold a fund drive, and these drives are critical to our future.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure giving site. Or you can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team, our thanks.
Harry Plantinga

REDHEAD NO. 76

Composer: Richard Redhead

Richard Redhead; b. 1820, Harrow, England; d. 1901 Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal, 1908 Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Richard Redhead (1853)
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7
Incipit: 11234 43112 32211
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Church Hymn Tunes, An­cient and Mo­dern (Lon­don: 1853)
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Go to Dark Gethsemane

Go to dark Gethsemane,
You who feel the tempter's pow'r;
Your Redeemer's conflict see;
Watch with Him one bitter hour;
Turn not from His griefs away;
Learn of Jesus Christ to pray.

Go to text page...

Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me

Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
let me hide myself in thee;
let the water and the blood,
from thy wounded side which flowed,
be of sin the double cure;
save from wrath and make me pure.

Go to text page...

Notes

REDHEAD 76 is named for its composer, who published it as number 76 in his influential Church Hymn Tunes, Ancient and Modern (1853) as a setting for the hymn text "Rock of Ages." It has been associated with Psalm 51 since the 1912 Psalter, where the tune was named AJALON. The tune is also known as PETRA from its association with "Rock of Ages," and GETHSEMANE, which derives from the text "Go to Dark Gethsemane" (381). Of the three long lines constituting REDHEAD 76, the last is almost identical to the first, and the middle line has an internal repeat. Well-suited to singing in parts, this music is also appropriate for unaccompanied singing. 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 (PHH 340), 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 Paddington (1864-1894). --Psalter Hymnal Handbook

Media

You have access to this FlexScore.
Download:
General Settings
Stanza Selection
Voice Selection
Text size:
Music size:
Transpose (Half Steps):
Capo:
Contacting server...
Contacting server...

Questions? Check out the FAQ

A separate copy of this score must be purchased for each choir member. If this score will be projected or included in a bulletin, usage must be reported to a licensing agent (e.g. CCLI, OneLicense, etc).

This is a preview of your FlexScore.
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #150
Text: Go to Dark Gethsemane
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #112
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #663
Text: By Thy Birth and by Thy Tears
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #1707
Text: God, Be Merciful to Me
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #1995
Text: Go to Dark Gethsemane
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #2043
Text: Gracious Spirit, Dwell with Me
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4277
Text: Mistful Are Our Waiting Eyes
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5792
Text: Resting from His Work Today
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5891
Text: Savior, Prince of Israel's Race
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6842
Text: To Avert from Men God's Wrath
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #11475
Text: Lamb Of God, Who Bear'st Away
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #255
Text: God, Be Merciful to Me
  • Full Score (PDF, XML)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #381
Text: Go to Dark Gethsemane
  • Full Score (PDF, XML)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
The United Methodist Hymnal #290
Text: Go to Dark Gethsemane
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
Worship and Rejoice #272
Text: Go to Dark Gethsemane

Instances

Instances (1 - 97 of 97)

Ambassador Hymnal #65

TextFlexscore

Ancient and Modern #772

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #313

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #597

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #643a

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #643b

TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #150

TextPage Scan

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #180

TextPage Scan

Chalice Hymnal #196

Tune InfoScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #112

TextPage Scan

Christian Worship #104

Text

Christian Worship #385

Page Scan

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #377

TextPage Scan

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #554

Page Scan

Common Praise (1998) #522

Page Scan

Common Praise #565

TextPage Scan

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #584a

TextPage Scan

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #284

TextPage Scan

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #429

TextAudio

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #347

TextAudioPage Scan

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #609

Text InfoTextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan

Glory to God #220

Himnos de la Iglesia #133

TextPage Scan

Hymnal 1982 #171

Hymnal #240

Hymnal #507

Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #135

Hymns and Psalms #273

Text

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #171

Text

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #234

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #444a

Text

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #593

Hymns of the Saints #266

TextPage Scan

Hymns to the Living God #84

TextPage Scan

Hymns to the Living God #88

TextPage Scan

Hymns to the Living God #280

TextFlexscorePage Scan

Lift Up Your Hearts #161

Audio

Lift Up Your Hearts #354

TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan

Lift Up Your Hearts #623

Page Scan

Lutheran Service Book #436

Text

Lutheran Service Book #611

TextPage Scan

Lutheran Worship #110

TextPage Scan

Lutheran Worship #285

TextPage Scan

Moravian Book of Worship #416

TextPage Scan

Moravian Book of Worship #574

TextPage Scan

Moravian Book of Worship #744

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #44

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #216

TextPage Scan

Presbyterian Hymnal #97

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #514a

Psalms for All Seasons #25B

TextPage Scan

Psalms for All Seasons #51O

Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexscoreAudioPage Scan

Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #255

Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreAudioPage Scan

Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #381

TextPage Scan

Rejoice in the Lord #447

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #157

TextPage Scan

Sing Joyfully #149

TextPage Scan

Sing Joyfully #230

Singing the Faith #434

Audio

Small Church Music #112

Audio

Small Church Music #2496

Audio

Small Church Music #2497

Audio

Small Church Music #2498

The Christian Life Hymnal #158

The Christian Life Hymnal #227

The Covenant Hymnal #230

The Covenant Hymnal #277

The Covenant Hymnal #278

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #663

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1707

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1995

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2043

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4277

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5792

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5891

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6842

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #11475

The New Century Hymnal #219

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #445

TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan

The United Methodist Hymnal #290

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement II #150

TextPage Scan

The Worshiping Church #225

Text

Together in Song #222

TextPage Scan

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #335

TextPage Scan

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #426

TextPage Scan

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #486

Page Scan

Trinity Psalter Hymnal #51C

Page Scan

Trinity Psalter Hymnal #400

Page Scan

Trinity Psalter Hymnal #470

TextPage Scan

Voices United #133

TextScoreAudioPage Scan

Worship and Rejoice #272

TextPage Scan

ترانيم الإيمان #106

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #128

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #189

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #438

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #442

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #187

Include 148 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements