SAMSON (Warren)

SAMSON (Warren)

Composer: Norman L. Warren
Published in 3 hymnals


Printable scores: MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Norman L. Warren

Norman Warren Born in London, 19 July 1934. Educated at Dulwich College in South London; studied music and theology at Corpus Christi College and Ridley Hall, Cambridge (BA 1958, MA 1962). Ordained in the Church of England in 1960; curate of Bedworth, Warwickshire, 1960-63; vicar of St Paul's Leamington Spa 1963-77; Rector of Morden 1977-89; Archdeacon and Canon of Rochester from 1989 to his retirement in 2000. A gifted musician and a prolific writer and composer of hymn tunes and texts, songs, anthems, musical plays and instrumental pieces, mainly for the organ. Among his many paperbacks on the Christian life is the world's best-selling evangelistic booklet 'Journey into Life' with worldwide sales of 30 million. A founder membe… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Norman L. Warren
Meter: 12.9.12.11
Key: F Major
Copyright: Music © 1973 Jubilate Hymns (Admin. Hope Publishing Company)

Texts

In the Day of Need

In the day of need may your answer be the LORD;
may the God of Jacob strengthen you.
May he send you help from his high and holy place,
and support you for the glory of his name.

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Notes

Norman L. Warren (PHH 15) composed SAMSON for this text in 1972 for publication in Psalm Praise (1973). The tune was named after Warren's "small, very friendly" dog, a Border terrier. This simple folklike tune requires strong unison for congregational singing, with two beats to the bar. --Psalter Hymnal Handbook

Media

Worship and Rejoice #445
Text: In the Day of Need
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (XML)
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Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #169TextPage Scan
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #20Text InfoTune InfoTextAudioPage Scan
Worship and Rejoice #445TextScoreAudioPage Scan
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