Composer: D. Emlyn Evans
Published in 18 hymnals

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Composer: D. Emlyn Evans

Born: September 21, 1843, Penralltwen, near Castellnewydd Emlyn (Castle Emlyn), Carmarthenshire, Wales. Died: January 19, 1913, Cemmaes, Montgomeryshire. Buried: Llandyfriog (near Newcastle Emlyn), Wales. Evans was a composer, adjudicator, conductor, editor, critic, music historian and entrepreneur. Frequently irascible, especially in his last years which he spent in severe and immobilizing pain, he was one of the foremost figures in Welsh musical life in the period leading up to World War I. He was self taught, via the most popular of all Welsh music publications, John Mills’ Gramadeg Cerddoriaeth, and the two parts of Thomas Williams’ Ceinion Cerddoriaeth (Musical Gems, 1852) with its 200 hymn tunes and seventy anthems and cho… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: D. Emlyn Evans
Meter: D
Incipit: 13217 12123 23434
Key: e minor
Copyright: Public Domain



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 150 Last Verse Harmonies: For Use with the Hymn Books of the Baptist, Methodist, United Reformed and Other Free Churches
    Composer/Editor Andrew Moore
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 139

Organ Solo

  • Preludes on the Great Welsh Hymn Tunes: Organ
    Composer/Editor Colin Mawby
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 9


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1144
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #6231
Text: A Sovereign Protector I Have
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1144

Hymns and Psalms #750b

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Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #449

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Hymns to the Living God #86

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Psalms and Hymns to the Living God #201

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Redemption Hymnal #390


Small Church Music #1147


The Cyber Hymnal #6231

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #463

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Trinity Psalter Hymnal #119I

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Trinity Psalter Hymnal #434

Welsh and English Hymns and Anthems #64

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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