Remember thy Creator now, In these thy youthful days

Author: John Burton

Burton, John, jun, a popular hymn-writer for children, was b. July 23, 1803, at Stratford in Essex, in which place he carried on business as a cooper for about 50 years. He died in 1877. Mr. Burton was a member of the Congregational body, and a Deacon of the Chapel where he attended, His contributions to hymnody began in 1822, when he sent his first production to the Evangelical Magazine. He continued to contribute to that and other periodicals for many years, his signature in the former being "Essex, J. B.," and in the Child's Companion, J. B. Essex." His publications are:— (1) One Hundred Original Hymns for the Young, 1850; (2) Hymns for Little Children, 1851; (3) The Child-Life of David; (4) The Book of Psalms in English Verse, 1871;… Go to person page >

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First Line: Remember thy Creator now, In these thy youthful days
Author: John Burton

Tune

ST. BERNARD (Tochter Sion)


AZMON

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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A Chord #d92
A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d373
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #620Page Scan
A Manual of Devotion and Hymns for the House of Refuge, City of New York #181Page Scan
Augsburg Songs, Nos. l and 2 Combined #d253
Fresh Laurels for the Sabbath School, A new and extensive collection of music and hymns. Prepared expressly for the Sabbath Schools, Etc. #75cPage Scan
Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #839Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #199Page Scan
Little Pilgrim Songs: for primary classes and singing in the home: a new collection of sacred and secular songs, (including motion songs) together with a number of services for anniversary occasions #114bPage Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #161Page Scan
Sabbath School Songs #44cPage Scan
School and College Hymnal #d128
School and College Hymnal: a collection of hymns and of selections for responsive readings #96Page Scan
Songs for the Sabbath School and Vestry: designed especially for the Sabbath school and concert. With original and selected music #S32Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1113Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #161Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #183dPage Scan
The Singing Pilgrim #d145
Union Hymns. Rev. #d321
Union Hymns. Rev. #d329
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #105Page Scan



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