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Source: Celebrating Grace Hymnal #287
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Author: Fred Pratt Green

The name of the Rev. F. Pratt Green is one of the best-known of the contemporary school of hymnwriters in the British Isles. His name and writings appear in practically every new hymnal and "hymn supplement" wherever English is spoken and sung. And now they are appearing in American hymnals, poetry magazines, and anthologies. Mr. Green was born in Liverpool, England, in 1903. Ordained in the British Methodist ministry, he has been pastor and district superintendent in Brighton and York, and now serves in Norwich. Here he continues to write new hymns "that fill the gap between the hymns of the first part of this century and the 'far-out' compositions that have crowded into some churches in the last decade or more." --Seven New Hymns of… Go to person page >

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KING'S WESTON

Ralph Vaughan Williams (PHH 316) composed KING'S WESTON for this text. It was published in Songs of Praise (1925). The combination of text and tune in a festive hymn¬¨-anthem by Vaughan Williams has become a favorite of many church choirs. The tune's title refers to a manor house on the Avon River n…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #396Text
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #287Text
Chalice Hymnal #470Text
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #548
Moravian Book of Worship #651Text
Sing and Rejoice!: new hymns for congregations #147
Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #631
Sing! A New Creation #265TextAudio
Small Church Music #3302Audio
The United Methodist Hymnal #592Text
The Worshiping Church #722Text
Worship and Rejoice #555Text
Include 4 pre-1979 instances



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