GLOUCESTER (Hodges)

GLOUCESTER (Hodges)

Composer: Edward Hodges
Published in 4 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Edward Hodges

Born: Ju­ly 20, 1796, Bris­tol, Eng­land. Died: Sep­tem­ber 1, 1867, Clif­ton, Bris­tol, Eng­land. Buried: Church of St. Mary the Vir­gin, Stan­ton Drew (about eight miles south of Bristol). Hodges’ mu­sic­al gift showed it­self at an ear­ly age; by 1819, he was play­ing the or­gan at St. James’ Church in Bris­tol, and at St. Nicholas’, 1821-1838. He al­so had an in­ter­est­ing me­chan­ic­al bent, and spurred sev­er­al tech­ni­cal im­prove­ments in or­gan de­sign. He com­posed a num­ber of serv­ic­es and an­them piec­es, and Cam­bridge Un­i­ver­si­ty award­ed him a doc­tor­ate in mu­sic in 1825. Hodges event­u­al­ly em­i­grat­ed, ac­cept­ing a post at the ca­thed­ral in… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: GLOUCESTER (Hodges)
Composer: Edward Hodges
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 13321 71235 36554
Key: F Major/f minor
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Lord Jesus! when we stand afar

Lord Jesus! when we stand afar,
And gaze upon Thy holy cross,
In love of Thee, and scorn of self,
Oh, may we count the world as loss!

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A Prayer

Look down upon us, God of grace

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2624
Text: He Sat to Watch o'er Customs Paid
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #3908
Text: Look Down upon Us, God of Grace
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2624

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3908

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