In Bethlehem a Newborn Boy

In Bethlehem a newborn boy

Author: Rosamond E. Herklots (1969)
Tune: IN BETHLEHEM
Published in 8 hymnals

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Author: Rosamond E. Herklots

Rosamond E. Herklots was born of British parents in North India. Educated at Leeds University in England, she worked for many years as secretary to an eminent neurologist, and later in the head office of the Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus in London. She began writing hymns late in life, and some achieved an immediate success. --www.societyholytrinity.org/2007gr-hymnfestcommentary.htm Herklots began writing poetry in her childhood and turned to hymn writing in her adult years. She wrote over seventy hymns, many specifically with children in mind. --Presbyterian Hymnal Companion  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In Bethlehem a newborn boy
Title: In Bethlehem a Newborn Boy
Author: Rosamond E. Herklots (1969)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

Tune

IN BETHLEHEM


DEUS TUORUM MILITUM

DEUS TUORUM MILITUM (sometimes called GRENOBLE) was published in France in the 1753 Grenoble Antiphoner as a setting for the text "Deus tuorum militum" (“The God of Your Soldiers”). One of the finest French diocesan tunes from the eighteenth century, it represents a departure in Roman Catholic h…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Common Praise (1998) #580
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #153Text InfoAudio
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #246
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #35
Scripture Song Database #1763
Scripture Song Database #1764
Small Church Music #3521Audio
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #77



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