Composer: Gregory Murray

Dom Gregory Murray OSB, organist and composer, died at Downside Abbey on January 19th 1992 aged 86. he was born in Fulham, London on February 27, 1905 DOM Gregory Murray enhanced the music of the Roman Catholic Church, and latterly that of other denominations, almost by stealth. His music is sung every Sunday in thousands of churches throughout the English-speaking world: a case of everybody knowing the tune but few knowing the name of the composer. His influence through such simple music as A People's Mass (with sales of over two million copies), his psalm tones, organ music and hymn tunes reached far, although he had more or less withdrawn from public life half a century ago. Anthony Gregory Murray was educated at Westminster Cat… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Gregory Murray
Meter: D with refrain
Incipit: 55165 33231 32213
Key: D♭ Major
Copyright: By permission of A. Gregory Murray.


Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Ancient and Modern #168

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #742

Hymnal 1982 #577

Hymns and Psalms #757

Rejoice in the Lord #406

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #349


Small Church Music #4686

The New English Hymnal #513


生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #220

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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