Composer: H. W. Baker (1875)
Published in 19 hymnals

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Composer: H. W. Baker

Baker, Sir Henry Williams, Bart., eldest son of Admiral Sir Henry Loraine Baker, born in London, May 27, 1821, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated, B.A. 1844, M.A. 1847. Taking Holy Orders in 1844, he became, in 1851, Vicar of Monkland, Herefordshire. This benefice he held to his death, on Monday, Feb. 12, 1877. He succeeded to the Baronetcy in 1851. Sir Henry's name is intimately associated with hymnody. One of his earliest compositions was the very beautiful hymn, "Oh! what if we are Christ's," which he contributed to Murray's Hymnal for the Use of the English Church, 1852. His hymns, including metrical litanies and translations, number in the revised edition of Hymns Ancient & Modern, 33 in all. These were cont… Go to person page >

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Composer: H. W. Baker (1875)
Incipit: 51171 22117 56652
Copyright: Public Domain


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #595
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #4962
Text: O Holy Ghost, Thy People Bless
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Ancient and Modern #340a

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #513


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #595

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Common Praise #5

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Common Praise #187

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #454

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #500

Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #3

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #269


Small Church Music #1565


The Cyber Hymnal #4962

Include 8 pre-1979 instances
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