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Now the Green Blade Riseth

Author: John Macleod Campbell Crum Meter: Appears in 58 hymnals Matching Instances: 58 First Line: Now the green blade riseth from the buried grain Refrain First Line: Love is come again, like wheat that springeth green


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Composer: W. Borrow Meter: Appears in 4 hymnals Matching Instances: 1 Tune Sources: Carols Old and Carols New, by Charles L. Hutchins (Boston, Massachusetts: Parish Choir, 1916), number 10 Tune Key: G Major Incipit: 33551 33332 12335 Used With Text: Now the Green Blade Rises


Composer: Martin Shaw, 1875-1958 Meter: Appears in 99 hymnals Matching Instances: 47 Tune Sources: Traditional French melody Tune Key: e minor or modal Incipit: 15645 34453 21156 Used With Text: Now the Green Blade Rises


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Now the green blade riseth

Hymnal: The Complete Celebration Hymnal #s3 (1984)

Now the Green Blade Riseth (Love Is Come Again)

Author: J. M. C. Crum, 1872 - 1958 Hymnal: Sing and Rejoice! #80 (1979) First Line: Now the green blade riseth Topics: Jesus Christ - Resurrection; Love Languages: English Tune Title: [Now the green blade riseth]

Now the Green Blade Rises

Author: John M. C. Crum, 1872-1958 Hymnal: Ambassador Hymnal #112 (1994) Meter: First Line: Now the green blade rises from the buried grain Topics: Easter Languages: English Tune Title: NOËL NOUVELET


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Barbara C. Mink

b. 1937 Person Name: Barbara Mink, b. 1937` Translator of "Now the Green Blade Rises (Brota la Semilla)" in Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song

Skinner Chávez-Melo

1944 - 1992 Person Name: Skinner Chávez-Melo, 1944-1992 Translator of "Now the Green Blade Rises (Brota ya el retoño)" in Santo, Santo, Santo Skinner Chavez-Melo, an organist, conductor and composer who was music director at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Manhattan, died on Saturday at New York Downtown Hospital. He was 47 years old and lived in Manhattan. He died of spinal cancer, said his brother, Juan Francisco. Mr. Chavez-Melo was born in Mexico City, but completed his musical studies in the United States, receiving degrees at Eastern Nazarene College and the Union Theological Seminary, and pursuing further studies at the Juilliard School and the Manhattan School. He toured internationally as an organist and conducted orchestras in Mexico, Brazil and the United States. As a composer, he wrote works for organ, choir and orchestra, and contributed hymn settings to several published hymnals, including those of the United Church of Christ and Yale University. He also lectured and presented workshops on Hispanic church music. Besides directing music at St. Rose, Mr. Chavez-Melo conducted the annual Singing Christmas Tree concerts at the South Street Seaport.

Roy Frederic Kehl

1935 - 2011 Person Name: Roy F. Kehl, b. 1935 Adapter of "NOËL NOUVELET" in The Hymnal 1982 Born in St. Louis, Missouri, November 22, 1935. Died in Evanston, Illinois, February 12, 2011. A renowned organist and philanthropist, he served on the Hymn Music Committee during the compilation and editing of the Episcopal Church's Hymnal 1982. Obituary, Chicago Tribune


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