TENBURY (Ouseley)

Composer: Sir Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley

Born: August 12, 1825, London, England. Died: April 6, 1889, Hereford, England. Buried: Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Tenbury Wells, Hereford and Worcester, England. Gore-Ouseley was educated at Oxford University (BA 1846, MA 1849, DMus 1854), and was ordained in 1849. In 1855, he was appointed Oxford Professor of Music, succeeding Henry Bishop. At that time, Oxford music degrees were easy to obtain, as there were no conditions of residence. Candidates only had to submit a musical composition, (e.g., for choir or orchestra). This was then approved by the examiner, rehearsed and performed to a small, select audience at Oxford. As far as Ouseley was concerned, this only meant two or three trips to Oxford each year, usually for tw… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: TENBURY (Ouseley)
Composer: Sir Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley
Meter: 5.5.5.5.6.5.6.5
Incipit: 12345 35656 43123
Key: E Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

O God the Son eternal, thy dread might

It Is Not Death to Die

It is not death to die,
To leave this weary road,
And 'midst the brotherhood on high
To be at home with God.

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Jesus, I live to Thee

Jesus, I live to Thee,
The loveliest and best;
My life in Thee, Thy life in me,
In Thy blest love I rest.

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Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Seven Preludes on Hymns For General Use
    Composer/Editor Camil van Hulse
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1961) pp. 18

Instances

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