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SELBY (Eyre)

Composer: Alfred J. Eyre

Born: October 24 1853, Lambeth, England. Died: October 11, 1919, Lower Norwood, England. Buried: Elmer’s End Cemetery (also known as the Beckenham Crematorium), Norwood, England. Eyre studied at the Royal Academy of Music & served as organist at St. Peter’s, Vauxhall (1867-72 & 1874-81); St. Ethelberga’s, Bishopgate (1872-74); St. John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood, London (1881); & at the Crystal Palace (1880-94). --www.hymntime.com/tch Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: SELBY (Eyre)
Composer: Alfred J. Eyre
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 33334 57116 54332
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

O for a Thousand Tongues

O for a thousand tongues to sing
my great Redeemer's praise,
the glories of my God and King,
the triumphs of his grace!

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O For a Heart to Praise My God

Gird us, O God, with humble might

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. 257
  • 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. 257
  • The Really Big Descant Book - Full Music Edition: 250 Settings to Raise the Roof by the World's Finest Church Music Composers
    Composer/Editor Andrew Moore
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 200
  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 144

Organ Solo

  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor Andrew Moore
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 258

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #541a

TextPage Scan

Common Praise #534

TextPage Scan

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #485c

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #125b

Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #25

Audio

Small Church Music #4386

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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