Composer: Francis Duckworth
Published in 29 hymnals

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Composer: Francis Duckworth

Born: De­cem­ber 25, 1862, Rim­ing­ton, York­shire, Eng­land. Died: Au­gust 16, 1941, at his home Swan­side in Colne, Eng­land. Buried: St. Ma­ry the Vir­gin Ang­li­can Church, Gis­burn, Lan­ca­shire. His grave­stone bears the mu­sic of Rim­ing­ton, and a plaque to his mem­o­ry was placed above the door­way to the for­mer Meth­od­ist Cha­pel in Stop­per Lane, Lan­ca­shire. When Duck­worth was five years old, his fam­i­ly moved to the vil­lage of Stop­per Lane, near Rim­ing­ton. He had to leave school at age 12 to help in the fam­i­ly bus­i­ness. At age 20, he moved to Burn­ley, Lan­ca­shire, to work for a to­bac­co­nist cou­sin. Six years lat­er, he re­turned to live at Colne, and in 18… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Francis Duckworth
Incipit: 32153 22133 65314
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Jesus Shall Reign Where'er the Sun

Jesus shall reign where'er the sun
does its successive journeys run,
his kingdom stretch from shore to shore,
till moons shall wax and wane no more.

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The Divine Nature, Providence, and Grace

Give to Our God Immortal Praise



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 137

Piano Solo

  • Treasures from the Hymnal: 21 Piano Solos Based on Well-Known Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Gail Smith
    Published By: Cathedral Music Press (1992) pp. 8


Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
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Complete Mission Praise #171

Hymns and Psalms #239b

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #31a

Hymns of the Saints #63

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #232

Singing the Faith #328b


Small Church Music #56


Small Church Music #301


Small Church Music #1059


The Cyber Hymnal #6542

The Irish Presbyterian Hymnbook #637b


Together in Song #213a

Include 17 pre-1979 instances
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