Composer: James Turle (1835)
Published in 44 hymnals

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Composer: James Turle

TURLE, JAMES (1802–1882), organist and composer, son of James Turle, an amateur 'cello-player, was born at Taunton, Somerset, on 5 March 1802. From July 1810 to December 1813 he was a chorister at Wells Cathedral under Dodd Perkins, the organist. At the age of eleven he came to London, and was articled to John Jeremiah Goss, but he was largely self-taught. He had an excellent voice and frequently sang in public. John Goss [q. v.], his master's nephew, was his fellow student, and thus the future organists of St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey were pupils together. Turle was organist of Christ Church, Surrey (Blackfriars Road), 1819–1829, and of St. James's, Bermondsey, 1829–31. His connection with Westminster Abbey began in 181… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: James Turle (1835)
Incipit: 35511 76552 6715
Key: B♭ Major


The Cyber Hymnal #1409
Text: Faith Grasps the Blessing
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Instances (1 - 14 of 14)

An Nou Chanté! : Let's Sing! #5


Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #729

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #516

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Common Praise (1998) #286

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Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #523

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Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #588

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #457

Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #102

Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #51

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #369


Small Church Music #529


The Cyber Hymnal #1409

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The New English Hymnal #410

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Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #350

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