Composer: Colin Gibson
Published in 18 hymnals

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Composer: Colin Gibson

Colin Gibson (b. 1933) was born in Dunedin, the south island of New Zealand. He has been writing hymn texts and hymn settings for over 20 years. His works have been published and performed in Africa, the United States, Asia and Australasia, Great Britain and Europe. He is organist and director of the Mornington Methodist Choir, Dunedin, New Zealand, a lay preacher, and retired in 1999 as Head of the Department and Donald Collie Professor of English at the University of Otago where he currently heads the Department of Theatre Studies and continues to lecture on English Literature as Emeritus Professor. He has conducted numerous hymn workshops in New Zealand, Australia and Great Britain, and has been co-editor of a number of hymn collections.… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: TENDERNESS (Gibson)
Composer: Colin Gibson
Meter: 5.5.10 D
Incipit: 12325 17673 65451
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: © 1992 Hope Publishing Company



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 8: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 705 - 754
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck; Frederick Frahm
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2008) pp. 739
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 8: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 705 - 754
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck; Aaron David Miller
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2008) pp. 739


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Moravian Book of Worship #655

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One in Faith #879

Singing the Faith #729

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The New Century Hymnal #569


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Voices United #307

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Worship (4th ed.) #808

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