ST. MATTHIAS (Monk)

ST. MATTHIAS (Monk)

Composer: William Henry Monk (1861)
Published in 107 hymnals


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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. MATTHIAS (Monk)
Composer: William Henry Monk (1861)
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Incipit: 32143 23132 12534
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 150 Last Verse Harmonies: For Use with the Hymn Books of the Baptist, Methodist, United Reformed and Other Free Churches
    Composer/Editor Geoffrey Nobes
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 115
  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 168
  • More Hymns for Occasions: One Hundred Special Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Colin Mawby
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1997) pp. 82
  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 171
  • Hymn Tunes with Varied Harmonies Book 6: For Pianoforte or Organ
    Composer/Editor Joseph E. Newell
    Published By: Edwin Ashdown, Limited (London) (1920) pp. 8

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #690
Text: Behold Us, Lord, Before Thee Met
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #626

Hymns and Psalms #396

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #296

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #464

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #476b

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #485b

Audio

Small Church Music #1152

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #690

Include 99 pre-1979 instances
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