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Long, Long Ago In Manger Low

Author: Anonymous Appears in 3 hymnals Hymnal Title: The Cyber Hymnal Lyrics: 1 Long, long ago in manger low, Was cradled from above, A little child, in whom God smiled, A Christmas gift of love; When hearts were bitter and unjust, And cruel hands were strong, The noise He hushed with hope and trust, And peace began her song. 2 Where’er the Father’s Christmas gifts Seem only frost and snow, And anxious stress and loneliness, And poverty and woe; Straightway provide a welcome wide, Nor wonder why they came; They stand outside our hearts and bide, And knock in Jesus’ name. 3 For trouble, cold, and dreary care Are angels in disguise, And greeted fair, with trust and prayer, As peace and love they rise; They are the manger, wide and low, In which a Christ child lies; O welcome Guest, Thy cradle nest Is always God’s surprise. Used With Tune: KINGSFOLD Text Sources: Hymnal for Primary Classes by Edwin W. Rice (Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, 1896)

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KINGSFOLD

Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams Appears in 256 hymnals Hymnal Title: The Cyber Hymnal Tune Key: G Major or modal Incipit: 32111 73343 45543 Used With Text: Long, Long Ago In Manger Low

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Long, long ago in a manger low

Hymnal: Hymnal for Primary Classes #141 (1896) Hymnal Title: Hymnal for Primary Classes Languages: English
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Long, Long Ago In Manger Low

Author: Anonymous Hymnal: The Cyber Hymnal #11627 Hymnal Title: The Cyber Hymnal Lyrics: 1 Long, long ago in manger low, Was cradled from above, A little child, in whom God smiled, A Christmas gift of love; When hearts were bitter and unjust, And cruel hands were strong, The noise He hushed with hope and trust, And peace began her song. 2 Where’er the Father’s Christmas gifts Seem only frost and snow, And anxious stress and loneliness, And poverty and woe; Straightway provide a welcome wide, Nor wonder why they came; They stand outside our hearts and bide, And knock in Jesus’ name. 3 For trouble, cold, and dreary care Are angels in disguise, And greeted fair, with trust and prayer, As peace and love they rise; They are the manger, wide and low, In which a Christ child lies; O welcome Guest, Thy cradle nest Is always God’s surprise. Languages: English Tune Title: KINGSFOLD

Long long ago in a manger low

Hymnal: Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d202 (1904) Hymnal Title: Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed.

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Anonymous

Hymnal Title: The Cyber Hymnal Author of "Long, Long Ago In Manger Low" in The Cyber Hymnal In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries.

Ralph Vaughan Williams

1872 - 1958 Hymnal Title: The Cyber Hymnal Composer of "KINGSFOLD" in The Cyber Hymnal Through his composing, conducting, collecting, editing, and teaching, Ralph Vaughan Williams (b. Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, England, October 12, 1872; d. Westminster, London, England, August 26, 1958) became the chief figure in the realm of English music and church music in the first half of the twentieth century. His education included instruction at the Royal College of Music in London and Trinity College, Cambridge, as well as additional studies in Berlin and Paris. During World War I he served in the army medical corps in France. Vaughan Williams taught music at the Royal College of Music (1920-1940), conducted the Bach Choir in London (1920-1927), and directed the Leith Hill Music Festival in Dorking (1905-1953). A major influence in his life was the English folk song. A knowledgeable collector of folk songs, he was also a member of the Folksong Society and a supporter of the English Folk Dance Society. Vaughan Williams wrote various articles and books, including National Music (1935), and composed numerous arrange­ments of folk songs; many of his compositions show the impact of folk rhythms and melodic modes. His original compositions cover nearly all musical genres, from orchestral symphonies and concertos to choral works, from songs to operas, and from chamber music to music for films. Vaughan Williams's church music includes anthems; choral-orchestral works, such as Magnificat (1932), Dona Nobis Pacem (1936), and Hodie (1953); and hymn tune settings for organ. But most important to the history of hymnody, he was music editor of the most influential British hymnal at the beginning of the twentieth century, The English Hymnal (1906), and coeditor (with Martin Shaw) of Songs of Praise (1925, 1931) and the Oxford Book of Carols (1928). Bert Polman



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