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ST. SEPULCHRE

ST. SEPULCHRE

Composer: George Cooper
Published in 26 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: George Cooper

Cooper (ac­tu­al­ly George Coop­er III) came from a long line of or­gan­ists who played at St. Se­pul­chre’s Church, Newgate Street, London, through­out the 19th Cen­tu­ry. One of his ear­li­est ap­point­ments was to St. Benet’s Church in Up­per Thames Street, where lat­er John Stain­er of­fi­ci­a­ted (1854-56). Coop­er was al­so one of the or­gan­ists of the Cha­pel Roy­al, was or­gan­ist and mu­sic mas­ter at Christ’s Hos­pi­tal, and in 1843, he suc­ceed­ed his fa­ther as as­sist­ant to John Goss at St. Paul’s. He was the first ed­it­or to su­per­vise the pro­duct­ion of the new Wes­ley­an Tune-Book (both he and his suc­cess­or Gaunt­lett passed away while the work was in pro­gres… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ST. SEPULCHRE
Composer: George Cooper
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 15651 45351 24443
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Jesus, where'er thy people meet

Coming to Christ

When at Thy footstool, Lord, I bend,
And plead with Thee for mercy there,
Think of the sinner's dying Friend,
And for His sake receive my prayer.

Go to text page...

Jesu, Thou joy of loving hearts!

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. 245
  • 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. 245
  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 175

Organ Solo

  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor Rosalie Bonighton
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 244
  • Organ Miniatures: 200 Short Improvisations on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1999) pp. 164

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1203
Text: Deep Are the Wounds That Sin Has Made
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #2140
Text: Happy the Man Whose Cautious Feet
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7131
Text: When at Thy Footstool, Lord, I Bend
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
Text

Ancient and Modern #689a

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #374

Page Scan

Common Praise #486a

TextPage Scan

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #367b

Hymns and Psalms #150

Hymns and Psalms #415

Audio

Small Church Music #1557

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1203

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2140

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7131

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #T20

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #390

Include 14 pre-1979 instances
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