ST. ATHANASIUS

ST. ATHANASIUS

Composer: Edward J. Hopkins (1872)
Published in 54 hymnals


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Composer: Edward J. Hopkins

Dr Edward John Hopkins MusDoc United Kingdom 1818-1901. Born at Westminster, England, the son of a clarinetist with the Royal Opera House orchestra, he became an organist (as did two of his brothers) and a composer. In 1826 he became a chorister of the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of King William IV in Westminster Abbey. He also sang in the choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral, a double schedule requiring skill and dexterity. On Sunday evenings he would play the outgoing voluntary at St. Martin’s in-the-field. He left Chapel Royal in 1834 and started studying organ construction at two organ factories. He took an appointment at Mitcham Church as organist at age 16, winning an audition against other organists. Four years later… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ST. ATHANASIUS
Composer: Edward J. Hopkins (1872)
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7
Incipit: 56713 21432 1765
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord, God of hosts, eternal King

For the Beauty of the Earth

For the beauty of the earth,
for the glory of the skies,
for the love which from our birth
over and around us lies.

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Instances

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #653

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #161

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #268

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Hymns to the Living God #8

Audio

Small Church Music #1302

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The Cyber Hymnal #11893

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