We ask for donations here just twice a year, and this is one of those times. So, before you hit the "close" button on this box, would you consider a donation to keep Hymnary.org going? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Last month, our Hymnary website had almost 1 million visitors from around the world: people like you who love hymns. To serve our users well takes money, and we have limited sources of revenue. This fund drive is one such source.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, or you can click the Donate button below. From the entire Hymnary.org team, our grateful thanks.

WILDERSMOUTH (Hopkins)

WILDERSMOUTH (Hopkins)

Composer: Edward J. Hopkins (1879)
Published in 16 hymnals


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

Composer: Edward J. Hopkins

Dr Edward John Hopkins MusDoc United Kingdom 1818-1901. Born at Westminster, England, the son of a clarinetist with the Royal Opera House orchestra, he became an organist (as did two of his brothers) and a composer. In 1826 he became a chorister of the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of King William IV in Westminster Abbey. He also sang in the choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral, a double schedule requiring skill and dexterity. On Sunday evenings he would play the outgoing voluntary at St. Martin’s in-the-field. He left Chapel Royal in 1834 and started studying organ construction at two organ factories. He took an appointment at Mitcham Church as organist at age 16, winning an audition against other organists. Four years later… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: WILDERSMOUTH (Hopkins)
Composer: Edward J. Hopkins (1879)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.7
Incipit: 12332 35432 1
Key: E Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Angels From the Realms of Glory

Angels from the realms of glory,
wing your flight o'er all the earth;
ye who sang creation's story
now proclaim Messiah's birth:

Go to text page...

The Acceptable Year

Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us

Savior, like a shepherd lead us,
Much we need Thy tender care;
In Thy pleasant pastures feed us,
For our use Thy folds prepare:
Blessèd Jesus, blessèd Jesus,
Thou hast bought us, Thine we are;
Blessèd Jesus, blessèd Jesus,
Thou hast bought us, Thine we are.

Go to text page...

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #5365
Text: O'er Those Gloomy Hills of Darkness
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #7133
Text: Ry Sakaizan' ny mpanota (The Friend of the sinners)
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #576b

Audio

Small Church Music #7133

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5365

Include 13 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.