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RUSHFORD

RUSHFORD

Composer: Henry G. Ley
Published in 11 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Composer: Henry G. Ley

Born: December 30, 1887, Chagford, Devonshire, England. Died: August 24, 1962, near Ottery, Devonshire, England. Ley trained as a chorister at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, as a music scholar at Uppingham, the Royal College of Music, and as an organ scholar at Keble College, Oxford. He was Precentor of Radley College; organist at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford (1909-26); Choragus of the University, Oxford; professor of the organ at the Royal College of Music (1919); and organist at Eton College. Sources: Frost, p. 680 West, p. 87 http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/l/e/y/ley_hg.htm  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Henry G. Ley
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 11235 U1D65 11235 U1D67
Key: C Major
Copyright: Copyright © 1936 Ascherberg, Hopwood and Crew Limited, Chappell Music Limited London. Reproduced by Permission.

Texts

Fight the good fight

This day at thy creating word

Behold the eternal King and Priest

Behold the eternal King and Priest
here brings for me the bread and wine;
himself the master of the feast,
his flesh and blood the food divine.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #631bText
Common Praise (1998) #6Text
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #131a
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #423b
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #52Text
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #553Text
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #397a
Small Church Music #2254Audio
Small Church Music #3451Audio
The New English Hymnal #359Text
Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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