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VIGILATE

VIGILATE

Composer: William Henry Monk (1868)
Published in 47 hymnals


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

Composer: William Henry Monk

William H. Monk (b. Brompton, London, England, 1823; d. London, 1889) is best known for his music editing of Hymns Ancient and Modern (1861, 1868; 1875, and 1889 editions). He also adapted music from plainsong and added accompaniments for Introits for Use Throughout the Year, a book issued with that famous hymnal. Beginning in his teenage years, Monk held a number of musical positions. He became choirmaster at King's College in London in 1847 and was organist and choirmaster at St. Matthias, Stoke Newington, from 1852 to 1889, where he was influenced by the Oxford Movement. At St. Matthias, Monk also began daily choral services with the choir leading the congregation in music chosen according to the church year, including psalms chanted to… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: VIGILATE
Composer: William Henry Monk (1868)
Meter: 7.7.7.3
Incipit: 33436 65333 3342
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Tunes with Varied Harmonies Book 10: For Pianoforte or Organ
    Composer/Editor Joseph E. Newell
    Published By: Edwin Ashdown, Limited (London) (1920) pp. 20

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1112
Text: Christian! Seek Not Yet Repose
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #5982
Text: 儆醒禱告 (Christian, Seek Not Yet Repose)
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #490

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #355

Audio

Small Church Music #5982

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1112

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #425

Include 42 pre-1979 instances
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