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Composer: Orlando Gibbons

Orlando Gibbons (baptised 25 December 1583 – 5 June 1625) was an English composer, virginalist and organist of the late Tudor and early Jacobean periods. He was a leading composer in the England of his day. Gibbons was born in Cambridge and christened at Oxford the same year – thus appearing in Oxford church records. Between 1596 and 1598 he sang in the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, where his brother Edward Gibbons (1568–1650), eldest of the four sons of William Gibbons, was master of the choristers. The second brother Ellis Gibbons (1573–1603) was also a promising composer, but died young. Orlando entered the university in 1598 and achieved the degree of Bachelor of Music in 1606. James I appointed him a Gentleman of th… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Orlando Gibbons (1623)
Meter: 10.10.10.10.10.10
Incipit: 55512 33221 33455
Key: F Major

Texts

Eternal Ruler of the ceaseless round

Eternal Ruler of the ceaseless round
Of circling planets singing on their way;
Guide of the nations from the night profound
Into the glory of the perfect day;
Rule in our hearts, that we may ever be
Guided and strengthened and upheld by thee.

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Thou, who at thy first Eucharist didst pray

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #966
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #262
Text: As on the Night Before
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #1366
Text: Eternal Ruler of the Ceaseless Round
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4108
Text: Lord, Who the Night You Were Betrayed
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 49 of 49)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #244Text
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #460TextFlexscore
Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #162
Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #206
Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #579
Catholic Book of Worship III #680
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #966ScoreAudio
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #254TextPage Scan
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #269TextPage Scan
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #669TextPage Scan
Common Praise (1998) #57TextFlexscore
Common Praise (1998) #497
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #181aPage Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #279Page Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #318Page Scan
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #145
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #154TextPage Scan
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #196
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #251a
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #540TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #463TextPage Scan
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #315TextFlexscorePage Scan
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #499
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #617Text
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #556
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #779
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #392b
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #420
Lutheran Service Book #747
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #385TextPage Scan
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #604
Rejoice in the Lord #402TextPage Scan
Rejoice in the Lord #555TextPage Scan
Singing the Faith #711
Singing the New Testament #98Text
Small Church Music #853Audio
Small Church Music #854Audio
Small Church Music #3689Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #262TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #1366TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4108TextScoreAudio
The New English Hymnal #302TextPage Scan
The New English Hymnal #355TextPage Scan
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #521
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #639
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #733
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #571TextPage Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #903
Wonder, Love, and Praise: a supplement to the Hymnal 1982 #776
Include 23 pre-1979 instances



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