STANLEY (Abt)

STANLEY (Abt)

Composer: Franz Abt
Published in 24 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Franz Abt

Franz Abt, born Dec. 21, 1819 at Eilenburg in the Prussian provinces of Saxony. His father was a musician and clergyman of the Lutheran Church. Franz studied music at Leipsic, and became known as a song-writer in 1838. In September, 1841, he married, and was leader of the orchesta at the Zuric theatre; became a teacher in 1842, but was litle known until his song "When the Swallows Homeward fly" carried his name to all parts of the civilized world. In 1865 was concert-master at Brunswick, and conducted the great festival at Dresden. He came to the United States in 1872, and was present at teh Peace Jubilee, Boston, where he directed the performance of some of his own music, arriving in New York May w, wher a testimonial concert was given for… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: STANLEY (Abt)
Composer: Franz Abt
Meter: 7s. D.
Incipit: 34513 21765 17654
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me

Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
let me hide myself in thee;
let the water and the blood,
from thy wounded side which flowed,
be of sin the double cure;
save from wrath and make me pure.

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Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah

Guide me, O my great Redeemer,
pilgrim through this barren land;
I am weak, but you are mighty;
hold me with your powerful hand.
Bread of heaven, bread of heaven,
feed me now and evermore,
feed me now and evermore.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 24 of 24)
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Advent Songs #37

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Augsburg Songs for Sunday Schools and other services #74

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #147

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Evangelical Hymnal #296b

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Gems of Song #74

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Gleanings of sacred song #142

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Gospel Praise Book #80

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Gospel Praise Book. #80

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Gute Botschaft #290

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Jubeltöne #136a

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Jubeltöne #136a

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Jubeltöne #167

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New Gospel Quartets for Men's Voices #119

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Rodeheaver Collection for Male Voices #81

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1151

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Songs Tried and Proved #110

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The Chapel Hymnal #S41

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The Morning Hour #95

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The Otterbein Hymnal #129b

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The Praise Hymnary #122a

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The Salvation Army Music #310

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The Standard Hymnal #74

Union Hymnal #S3

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Windows of Heaven #162

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