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THE TRUTH FROM ABOVE

Harmonizer: Ralph Vaughan Williams

Through his composing, conducting, collecting, editing, and teaching, Ralph Vaughan Williams (b. Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, England, October 12, 1872; d. Westminster, London, England, August 26, 1958) became the chief figure in the realm of English music and church music in the first half of the twentieth century. His education included instruction at the Royal College of Music in London and Trinity College, Cambridge, as well as additional studies in Berlin and Paris. During World War I he served in the army medical corps in France. Vaughan Williams taught music at the Royal College of Music (1920-1940), conducted the Bach Choir in London (1920-1927), and directed the Leith Hill Music Festival in Dorking (1905-1953). A major influence i… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: THE TRUTH FROM ABOVE
Harmonizer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 51232 17152 33217
Key: f minor/g minor
Source: English folk tune
Copyright: Harmonization by permission of Oxford University Press.;Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymnal Supplement 98: Vocal Descant Edition
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1999) pp. 831
  • 22 Hymn Settings
    Composer/Editor Richard Heschke
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1990) pp. 24
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 6: Epiphany: Di - Z
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; Richard Wienhorst
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1982) pp. 33

Organ Solo

  • A Carol Fantasy (Suite Noel): Saint Cecilia Series Organ Compositions
    Composer/Editor Franklin D. Ashdown
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (2002) pp. 2
  • 6 Hymn Settings for Epiphany
    Composer/Editor Wilbur C. Held
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1999) pp. 11
  • Four Preludes on English Hymn Tunes for Organ
    Composer/Editor Mathew H. Corl
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (1995) pp. 10
  • Laudate! Volume 2: Organ Music Based on the 100 Most Popular Hymns in Worship III and Gather
    Composer/Editor James W. Kosnik
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1995) pp. 24
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 6: Epiphany: Di - Z
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; Richard Wienhorst
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1982) pp. 33

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4730
Text: O Chief of Cities, Bethlehem
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #3544
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Ancient and Modern #125

Audio

Common Praise #235

Text

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #678

Hymnal Supplement 98 #831

Text

Lutheran Worship #76

Audio

Small Church Music #3544

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4730

Text

The Hymnal 1982 #272

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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