MADRID (Spanish)

Arranger: Benjamin Carr

Benjamin Carr, composer, organist, and music publisher, was born in London on September 12, 1768. Carr's father, Joseph, published and sold music from an establishment at Middle Row, Holborn in London starting in 1770. Benjamin gained his early experience in the music business and as an engraver working for his father. He studied music in London with three notable church musicians, Dr. Samuel Arnold, and Charles and Samuel Wesley. Carr emigrated to the United States in 1793 at the age of twenty-four. His father and brother Thomas followed in the next year. The Carr family put their experience in the music business to use in America. Joseph and Thomas started a music store and a music publishing firm in Baltimore upon their arrival there… Go to person page >

Composer (attributed to): Henry Rowley Bishop, 1786-1855

Bishop, Henry Rowley, was born at London, Nov. 18, 1786, and died at London, April 30, 1855. See a full notice in the Dictionary of Nat. Biog., v., 91. From 1840 he was occasional and from 1843 to 1848 sole conductor of the Antient Concerts. Of his Twelve Corales...as sung at the Concerts of Ancient Music, for which (with Words expressly written to them) they were adapted and arranged by Sir Henry R. Bishop, 1844 (B. M. copy is H. 878), some are fairly literal translations from the German, others have no connection with their nominal originals. Three were noted in this Dictionary, but their source not having been traced in 1892, we now subjoin them:— 1. Behold, how glorious is yon sky, p. 127, ii. This is from "Wie herrlich ist die… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Arranger: Benjamin Carr
Composer (attributed to): Henry Rowley Bishop, 1786-1855
Meter: 6.6.6.6 D
Incipit: 11716 15314 21711
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Spanish melody, 17th cent.
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Come, Christians, Join to Sing

Come, Christians, join to sing
Alleluia! Amen!
Loud praise to Christ our King;
Alleluia! Amen!
Let all, with heart and voice,
Before His throne rejoice;
Praise is His gracious choice.
Alleluia! Amen!
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Savior, when in dust to Thee

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #29
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (Adapted for sixes metre) (PDF, NWC)
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #566
Text: Blessèd Lamb of Calvary
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The Cyber Hymnal #922
Text: Come, Christians, Join to Sing
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The Cyber Hymnal #1138
Text: Come, Ye Children of the Lord
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The Cyber Hymnal #2139
Text: Happy Magdalene, to Whom
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The Cyber Hymnal #3779
Text: Lord, I Lift My Soul to Thee
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Instances

Instances (32)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #231TextImage
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #32TextImage
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #306Image
Celebration Hymnal #225Image
Chalice Hymnal #90Text
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #29AudioScore
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #124Text
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #185Text
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #510Text
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #267TextImageAudio
Hinário para o Culto Cristão #235
Hymns for a Pilgrim People #68
Hymns for Praise and Worship #1
Hymns of Faith #23TextImage
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #599Image
Nyimbo za Imani Yetu #7
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #150TextImage
Rejoice in the Lord #357Text
Renew! #50TextImage
Revival Hymns and Choruses #75
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #10
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #295
Sing Joyfully #70TextImage
The Christian Life Hymnal #45
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #295
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #108
The New Century Hymnal #185Image
The United Methodist Hymnal #158TextImage
The Worshiping Church #108TextImage
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #302TextImageFlexscore
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #345Text
Worship and Rejoice #87TextImage



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