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Composer: George Frideric Handel

George Frederick Handel; b. 1685, Halle, Germany; d. 1759, London, England Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal, 1908 Go to person page >

Arranger: Lowell Mason

Dr. Lowell Mason (the degree was conferred by the University of New York) is justly called the father of American church music; and by his labors were founded the germinating principles of national musical intelligence and knowledge, which afforded a soil upon which all higher musical culture has been founded. To him we owe some of our best ideas in religious church music, elementary musical education, music in the schools, the popularization of classical chorus singing, and the art of teaching music upon the Inductive or Pestalozzian plan. More than that, we owe him no small share of the respect which the profession of music enjoys at the present time as contrasted with the contempt in which it was held a century or more ago. In fact, the… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Arranger: Lowell Mason (1837)
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 51113 25555 34235
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

To Us a Child of Hope is Born

The Glorious Gates of Righteousness

The glorious gates of righteousness
throw open unto me,
and I will come to them with praise
and enter thankfully,
and I will come to them with praise
and enter thankfully.

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Salvation Approaching

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1037
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #1838
Text: The Glorious Gates of Righteousness
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #9466
Text: The Advent
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #10617
Text: Awake, Ye Saints, And Raise Your Eyes
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #179
Text: The Glorious Gate of Righteousness
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF, XML)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)

Instances

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1037

Christmas Favorites #17

Himnos de la Iglesia #49

Hymnal: A Worship Book #189

TextPage Scan

Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #118A

Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreAudioPage Scan

Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #179

Audio

Small Church Music #5784

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The Cyber Hymnal #1838

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #9466

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #10617

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