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O Teacher, Master of the Skill

Author: William Watkins Reid

William W. Reid, Jr. (1923-2007), after graduating from Oberlin College and Seminary and Yale Divinity School served for more than fifty years as pastor in the Wyoming Conference in rural and inner-city Methodist churches. He served on the Executive Committee of The Hymn Society of America. He was involved in social issues, serving as a councilman and county commissioner. His hymns are widely published in hymnals of many denominations. Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Teacher, Master of the skill
Title: O Teacher, Master of the Skill
Author: William Watkins Reid
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: Fifteen New Christian Education Hymns
Language: English
Publication Date: 1959
Copyright: © 1959 by the Hymn Society of America (admin. Hope Publishing Co.)

Tune

TALLIS' CANON

TALLIS CANON is one of nine tunes Thomas Tallis (PHH 62) contributed to Matthew Parker's Psalter (around 1561). There it was used as a setting for Psalm 67. In the original tune the melody began in the tenor, followed by the soprano, and featured repeated phrases. Thomas Ravenscroft (PHH 59) publish…

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Baptist Hymnal (1975 ed) #443

Fifteen New Christian Education Hymns #9

My God Is There, Controlling, and Other Hymns and Poems #30

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