[Send forth your Spirit, O Lord] (Murray 53517)

[Send forth your Spirit, O Lord] (Murray 53517)

Composer: Gregory Murray
Published in 3 hymnals

Composer: Gregory Murray

Dom Gregory Murray OSB, organist and composer, died at Downside Abbey on January 19th 1992 aged 86. he was born in Fulham, London on February 27, 1905 DOM Gregory Murray enhanced the music of the Roman Catholic Church, and latterly that of other denominations, almost by stealth. His music is sung every Sunday in thousands of churches throughout the English-speaking world: a case of everybody knowing the tune but few knowing the name of the composer. His influence through such simple music as A People's Mass (with sales of over two million copies), his psalm tones, organ music and hymn tunes reached far, although he had more or less withdrawn from public life half a century ago. Anthony Gregory Murray was educated at Westminster Cat… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Gregory Murray
Incipit: 53517 65
Key: D Major
Copyright: By permission of McCrimmon Publishing co. Ltd.


Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #685

The New English Hymnal #537

Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #65

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