Composer: Henry Lahee
Published in 15 hymnals

Printable scores: MusicXML
Audio files: Recording

Composer: Henry Lahee

Born: April 11, 1826, Chelsea, London, England. Died: April 29, 1912, London, England. Lahee studied under John Goss and William Sterndale Bennett. He played the organ at several churches, including Holy Trinity Church, Brompton (1847-74). He won prizes for his compositions in Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow, and London, and set to music poems by Edgar Allen Poe ("The Bells"), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ("Building of the Ship") and Alfred Tennyson ("Sleeping Beauty"). His works include: Metrical Psalter, with William Irons, 1855 Famous Singers of Today and Yesterday, 1898 One Hundred Hymn Tunes Sources: Frost, p. 680 CS Concordance, pp. 246-47 Nutter, p. 460  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ST. SERF
Composer: Henry Lahee
Meter: D
Incipit: 53311 22561 11233
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Arm These Thy Soldiers, Mighty Lord

Arm these Thy soldiers, mighty Lord,
With shield of faith and Spirit's sword;
Forth to the battle may they go,
And boldly fight against the foe,
With banner of the Cross unfurl'd,
And by it overcome the world;
And so at last receive from Thee
The palm and crown of victory.

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Of the Glory of God in the Starry Heavens


Methodist Tune Book: a collection of tunes adapted to the Methodist Hymn book #63
Text: The spacious firmament on high


Instances (1 - 15 of 15)
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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #424

Hymnal of the Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross #9

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Hymns of the Christian Life #434

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Hymns of Worship and Service #183

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Hymns of Worship and Service #183

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Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #293

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Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #176b

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Methodist Tune Book #63

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School and Parish Hymnal #160

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Songs of the Christian Life #400

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Spiritualist Hymnal #126

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The Church Hymnal #455

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The Hymnal of Praise #421

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The New Laudes Domini #334

The Praise Hymnal #516

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