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THANKSGIVING (Gilbert)

Composer: Walter Bond Gilbert

Walter Bond Gilbert DMus United Kingdom 1829-1910. Born at Exeter, Devon, England, he studied music under Alfred Angel, Samuel Wesley and Henry Bishop. He attended New College, Oxford and the University of Toronto, Canada. He was organist in Devon at Topsham in 1847, Bideford in 1849, Kent at Tonbridge in 1854, Old Colliegiate Church, Maidstone in 1859, Lee in 1866, Boston, Lincolnshirein 1868, and Trinity Chapel in New York City in 1869-1897. He taught music at Tonbridge School, helped found the College of Organists, edited the America Episcopal Hymnal, and wrote a number of monographs, including “Antiquities of Maidstone”. He continued to write church music, producing services, oratorios (including “The Restoration of Israel a… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: THANKSGIVING (Gilbert)
Composer: Walter Bond Gilbert
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Incipit: 17156 54334 56765
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

The Song of Jubilee

Songs of praise the angels sang

Lord, Our Lord, Thy Glorious Name

Lord, our Lord, thy glorious Name
All thy wondrous works proclaim;
In the heavens with radiant signs
Evermore thy glory shines.
Infant lips Thou dost ordain
Wrath and vengeance to restrain;
Weakest means fulfill Thy will,
Mighty enemies to still.

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Church Hymnal, Mennonite #294

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Small Church Music #1442

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The Cyber Hymnal #9628

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #114

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