BARTIMAEUS (Jenks)

BARTIMAEUS (Jenks)

Composer: Stephen Jenks
Published in 63 hymnals


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Composer: Stephen Jenks

Born: March 17, 1772, Glocester, Rhode Island. Died: June 3, 1856, Thompson, Ohio. Buried: Maple Grove Cemetery, Thompson, Ohio. During his life, Jenks moved from town to town, living in Ridgefield and New Canaan, Connecticut; Pound Ridge, New York; and Providence, Rhode Island; finally settling in Thompson, Ohio, in 1829. After moving to Ohio, he became a farmer and a maker of percussion instruments. His works include: The New-England Harmonist (Danbury, Connecticut, 1799) The Musical Harmonist (New Haven, Connecticut, 1800. The American Compiler, with Elijah Griswold (Northampton, Massachusetts, 1803) The Delights of Harmony (New Haven, Connecticut, 1804) The Delights of Harmony; or, Norfolk Compiler (Dedha… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BARTIMAEUS (Jenks)
Composer: Stephen Jenks
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Incipit: 12321 56716 53256
Notes: Most scholars agree that Daniel Read is not the composer of this music.
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Mercy, O Thou Son of David

In the Cross of Christ

In the cross of Christ I glory,
towering o'er the wrecks of time;
all the light of sacred story
gathers round its head sublime.

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The Cyber Hymnal #3263
Text: Jesus, Full of All Compassion
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The Cyber Hymnal #3263

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