Harmonizer: William Henry Monk
Published in 4 hymnals

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Harmonizer: William Henry Monk

William H. Monk (b. Brompton, London, England, 1823; d. London, 1889) is best known for his music editing of Hymns Ancient and Modern (1861, 1868; 1875, and 1889 editions). He also adapted music from plainsong and added accompaniments for Introits for Use Throughout the Year, a book issued with that famous hymnal. Beginning in his teenage years, Monk held a number of musical positions. He became choirmaster at King's College in London in 1847 and was organist and choirmaster at St. Matthias, Stoke Newington, from 1852 to 1889, where he was influenced by the Oxford Movement. At St. Matthias, Monk also began daily choral services with the choir leading the congregation in music chosen according to the church year, including psalms chanted to… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ST. MEDAN
Harmonizer: William Henry Monk
Incipit: 11765 65565 3232
Copyright: Public Domain


Spirit blest, who art adored

Spirit blest, who art adored,
With the Father and the Word,
One Eternal God and Lord:
Hear us Holy Spirit.

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God the Father, God the Son, God the Spirit Three in One, Hear us from Thy heavenly Throne

God the Father, God the Son

God the Father, God the Son,
God the Spirit, Three in One,
Hear us from thy heavenly throne:
Spare us, Holy Trinity.

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Organ Solo

  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 34 Number 4 March April 2000: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Mark Barnard; John Scriveyner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2000) pp. 25


The Cyber Hymnal #10266
Text: Litany of the Passion
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The Cyber Hymnal #10266

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