ST. AMBROSE (Monk)

ST. AMBROSE (Monk)

Composer: William Henry Monk
Published in 25 hymnals


Composer: William Henry Monk

William H. Monk (b. Brompton, London, England, 1823; d. London, 1889) is best known for his music editing of Hymns Ancient and Modern (1861, 1868; 1875, and 1889 editions). He also adapted music from plainsong and added accompaniments for Introits for Use Throughout the Year, a book issued with that famous hymnal. Beginning in his teenage years, Monk held a number of musical positions. He became choirmaster at King's College in London in 1847 and was organist and choirmaster at St. Matthias, Stoke Newington, from 1852 to 1889, where he was influenced by the Oxford Movement. At St. Matthias, Monk also began daily choral services with the choir leading the congregation in music chosen according to the church year, including psalms chanted to… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ST. AMBROSE (Monk)
Composer: William Henry Monk
Meter: 6.6.4.6.6.6.4
Incipit: 12432 51165 43654
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 25 of 25)
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Common Praise #655

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High School Hymnal #51

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High School Hymnal #52

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Hymns of the Centuries (Chapel Edition) #262

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Hymns of the Centuries #239

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Hymns of the Church #441

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Hymns of the Living Church #298

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Hymns of the United Church #246

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In Excelsis for School and Chapel #154a

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New Manual of Praise #315a

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New Manual of Praise #316

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School and College Hymnal #51

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School and College Hymnal #52

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Songs of the Christian Life #57

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Songs of the Christian Life #265b

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The Church Hymnal #345b

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The Church Hymnary #139

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The Evangelical Hymnal #313

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The Evangelical Hymnal with Tunes #334b

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The Hymnal for Schools #69

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The Hymnal of Praise #420

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The New Baptist Praise Book #382

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The Packer Hymnal #69

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