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THEODORA (Legge)

THEODORA (Legge)

Composer: Alfred Legge
Published in 19 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Composer: Alfred Legge

Rv Alfred A K Legge United Kingdom 1843-1919. It is presumed that he was born in Cambridge, England, the son of printer/compositor, William Legge (mother was Mary Legge). Alfred, at age nine, was a chorister in church. He presumably became a minister in Germans, Norfolk. His wife was Theodora Susan Palmer (1848-1908), and it is presumed he named his tune after her. They had a daughter, Theodora Constance Mary, born in 1875, and a son, Alfred Reginald, born in 1878. Alfred A K died at Ashford, Kent, England. John Perry  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: THEODORA (Legge)
Composer: Alfred Legge
Meter: 5.4.5.4 D
Incipit: 12343 23435 5165
Key: E Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Rest of the Weary

Light After Darkness

Light after darkness, gain after loss,
Strength after weakness, crown after cross;
Sweet after bitter, hope after fears,
Home after wandering, praise after tears.

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Timeline

Media

Small Church Music #1487
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Hinário para o Culto Cristão #472

Audio

Small Church Music #1487

Include 17 pre-1979 instances
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