SOVEREIGN SUMMONS

SOVEREIGN SUMMONS

Composer: Joseph Funk, 1778-1862
Published in 2 hymnals


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Composer: Joseph Funk, 1778-1862

Joseph Funk USA 1778-1862. Born at Berks County, PA, grandson of the first Mennonite bishop in America. He lived most of his life in Rockingham County, VA. He was a farmer, a composer, publisher, and traveling singing teacher, covering hundreds of miles on horseback to teaching appointments. He married Elizabeth Rhodes, and they had five children: Jonathan, Henry, Elizabeth, Susan, and Barbara.. After her death, he married Rachel Britton in 1814, and they raised nine children: Mary, Joseph, David, Samuel. Hannah, John, Timothy, Solomon, and Benjamin. His advocacy for the use of musical instruments in church worship was in contention with the Mennonite position that musical instruments were not fit for the church. His sons also taugh… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: SOVEREIGN SUMMONS
Composer: Joseph Funk, 1778-1862
Meter: 10.10.10.10.10.10
Incipit: 13554 32155 11616
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Harmonia Sacra, by Joseph Funk
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4032
Text: The Lord, the Sovereign, Sends His Summons Forth
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