EPIPHANY (Thrupp)

Composer: Joseph Francis Thrupp

Thrupp, Joseph. Francis, M.A., son of a solicitor, was born May 20,1827, and educated at Winchester School and Trinity College, Cambridge. At Winchester he gained the Heathcote and Duncan prizes, and the Queen's gold medal for an English poem, and was Head Prefect during his last year. He graduated in 1849 as 7th Wrangler, and 11th in the 1st class of the Classical Tripos. In 1850 he was elected a Fellow of his college. Taking Holy Orders in 1852, he was appointed Vicar of Barrington, Cambridge, in 1852, and Select Preacher before the University in 1865. He was also for some time a member of the Board of Theological Studies, and was associated with the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge some 20 years. He died at Surbiton, Sept. 24,… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Joseph Francis Thrupp (1848)
Meter: 11.10.11.10
Incipit: 32156 71765 32114
Key: D Major

Texts

Brightest and best of the sons of the morning

Brightest and best of the stars of the morning,
Dawn on our darkness, and lend us thine aid;
Star of the East, the horizon adorning,
Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid.

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Peacefully round us the shadows are falling

Instances

Instances (6)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #240Text
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #638Text
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #338a
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #495
The Liturgy of the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives #46
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #815Text



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