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ST. THOMAS (Williams)

Composer: George Frideric Handel

George Frederick Handel; b. 1685, Halle, Germany; d. 1759, London, England Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal, 1908 Go to person page >

Composer: Aaron Williams

(no biographical information available about Aaron Williams.) Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Aaron Williams (1763)
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Incipit: 5U113 2(1)2 3(4)5 4(3)4
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

ST. THOMAS is actually lines 5 through 8 of the sixteen-line tune HOLBORN, composed by Aaron Williams (b. London, England, 1731; d. London, 1776) and published in his Collection (1763, 1765) as a setting for Charles Wesley's text "Soldiers of Christ, Arise" (570). The harmonization is by Lowell Mason (PHH 96). Well-suited to part singing, ST. THOMAS must remain stately, with two broad beats per bar.

Williams was a singing teacher, music engraver, and clerk at the Scottish Church, London Wall. He published various church music collections, some intended for rural church choirs. Representative of his compilations are The Universal Psalmodist (1763) – published in the United States as The American Harmony (1769) – The Royal Harmony (1766), The New Universal Psalmodist (1770), and Psalmody in Miniature (1778). His Harmonia Coelestis (1775) included anthems by noted composers.

--Psalter Hymnal Handbook, 1988

Media

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #354
Text: I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #400
Text: Rise Up, O Men of God
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #240
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #486
Text: Behold the Throne of Grace
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #688
Text: Built by Jehovah's Hand
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #2037
Text: Great God, We Give Thee Praise
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #2900
Text: I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #3233
Text: Jehovah Reigns Supreme
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4241
Text: My Heart Is Fixed, O God (Psalter)
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4697
Text: O Bless the Lord, My Soul (Montgomery)
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #10747
Text: In Bondage To The Law
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #108
Text: My Heart Is Firmly Fixed
  • Full Score (PDF, XML)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #510
Text: I Love Your Church, O Lord
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF, XML)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
The United Methodist Hymnal #540
Text: I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
The United Methodist Hymnal #732
Text: Come, We That Love the Lord
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
Worship and Rejoice #11
Text: Stand Up and Bless the Lord
Worship and Rejoice #67
Text: Come, We That Love the Lord
Worship and Rejoice #549
Text: I Love Your Kingdom, Lord

Instances

Instances (1 - 100 of 124)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #296
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #44a
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #50Text
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #302bText
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #768bText
Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #315b
Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #699b
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #354TextFlexscoreAudio
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #400TextFlexscoreAudio
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #401
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #373
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #383TextFlexscorePage Scan
Catholic Book of Worship III #315
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #262TextFlexscorePage Scan
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #689
Chalice Hymnal #274TextPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #240ScoreAudio
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #1Text
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #238Text
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #533TextPage Scan
Columbian Harmony; or a choice collection of Psalm Tunes, Hymns, and Anthems, in three parts;... #19Text
Common Praise (1998) #350TextPage Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #36Page Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #220bPage Scan
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #633bTextPage Scan
Discipleship Ministries Collection #163
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #60TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #454
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #717
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #310Text InfoTextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Great Songs of the Church #16
Hinário para o Culto Cristão #507
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #411Text
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #524TextPage Scan
Hymnal: A Worship Book #600
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #708
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #503
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #415
Hymns of Faith #68TextPage Scan
Hymns of Faith #73TextPage Scan
Hymns of Faith #505
Hymns to the Living God #18TextPage Scan
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #247TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #734FlexscoreAudio
Lutheran Service Book #331TextPage Scan
Lutheran Service Book #651Text
Lutheran Service Book #814TextPage Scan
Lutheran Worship #12TextPage Scan
Lutheran Worship #296Text
Lutheran Worship #457Text
Moravian Book of Worship #513TextPage Scan
Moravian Book of Worship #531TextPage Scan
Moravian Book of Worship #645TextPage Scan
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #134Page Scan
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #441Text
Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #108A
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #108Text InfoTune InfoScoreAudio
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #510Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreAudioPage Scan
Rejoice Hymns #436
Rejoice Hymns #580
Rejoice Hymns #662
Rejoice in the Lord #409TextPage Scan
Rejoice in the Lord #576Text
Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #70TextPage Scan
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #344
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #372
Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #675
Sing Joyfully #100TextPage Scan
Sing Joyfully #135TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #679Audio
Small Church Music #680Audio
Small Church Music #724Audio
Small Church Music #3627Audio
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #65Text
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #405TextFlexscorePage Scan
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #433Text
The Christian Life Hymnal #35
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #43
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #598
The Cyber Hymnal #486TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #688TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #2037TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #2900TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #3233TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4241TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4697TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #10747TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #18TextPage Scan
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #21TextPage Scan
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #120Text
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #280Text
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #293Text
The New Century Hymnal #312
The New Century Hymnal #379TextFlexscore
The New Century Hymnal #380
The New Century Hymnal #588
The New English Hymnal #14TextPage Scan
The New National Baptist Hymnal #256
The New National Baptist Hymnal #384
The New National Baptist Hymnal #406
The Sacred Harp: the best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes, and anthems ever offered the singing public for general use (1991 rev.) #34bText
The United Methodist Hymnal #540TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
The United Methodist Hymnal #732TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #311Text
The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #312
The Worshiping Church #22TextPage Scan
The Worshiping Church #702TextPage Scan
This Far By Faith: an African American resource for worship #48
Timeless Truths #725TextAudio
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #271
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #353TextFlexscore
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #700TextFlexscorePage Scan
TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #24TextAudio
TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #523aTextAudio
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #715TextPage Scan
With One Voice #763
Worship (4th ed.) #399
Worship (4th ed.) #658
Worship (4th ed.) #838
Worship and Rejoice #11TextScoreAudio
Worship and Rejoice #67TextScoreAudioPage Scan
Worship and Rejoice #549TextScoreFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Worship Together #681
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #211
Include 287 pre-1979 instances



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