TRISAGION

TRISAGION

Composer: Henry Thomas Smart (1868)
Published in 19 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Henry Thomas Smart

Henry Smart (b. Marylebone, London, England, 1813; d. Hampstead, London, 1879), a capable composer of church music who wrote some very fine hymn tunes (REGENT SQUARE, 354, is the best-known). Smart gave up a career in the legal profession for one in music. Although largely self taught, he became proficient in organ playing and composition, and he was a music teacher and critic. Organist in a number of London churches, including St. Luke's, Old Street (1844-1864), and St. Pancras (1864-1869), Smart was famous for his extemporiza¬≠tions and for his accompaniment of congregational singing. He became completely blind at the age of fifty-two, but his remarkable memory enabled him to continue playing the organ. Fascinated by organs as a youth… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: TRISAGION
Composer: Henry Thomas Smart (1868)
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Incipit: 55653 21223 32154

Texts

Stars of the mormimg, so gloriously bright

Stars of the morning, so gloriously bright,
Filled with celestial resplendence and light;
These that, where night never followeth day,
Raise the Trishagion ever and aye:

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Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1324
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #6327
Text: Stars of the Morning
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1324

Page Scan

Common Praise #247a

Singing the Faith #492

Audio

Small Church Music #1359

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6327

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #193b

Include 13 pre-1979 instances
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