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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

Composer: William Henry Monk (1875)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 33112 33345 32344
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • An Organist's Book of Hymns: The Liturgical Year: 3 Part Hymns and Chorale Preludes
    Composer/Editor Noel Jones
    Published By: Frog Music (2014) pp. 198
  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keyes: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 292
  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keys: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 292
  • Vocal Descants for 101 Noteworthy Hymns
    Composer/Editor Lorna Barker
    Published By: Church Publishing (2010) pp. 7
  • The Really Big Descant Book - Full Music Edition: 250 Settings to Raise the Roof by the World's Finest Church Music Composers
    Composer/Editor Geoffrey Nobes
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 228
  • Two Hundred One Hymn Tune Prelude Miniatures
    Composer/Editor Mark Winchester
    Published By: Frog Music (2005) pp. 183
  • Restrained Last Verses: Varied Accompaniments for Popular Hymns
    Composer/Editor Andrew Wright
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2003) pp. 150
  • Last Verse Extravaganza for Organ: 200 Fabulous Arrangements
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 183
  • More Hymns for Occasions: One Hundred Special Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Colin Mawby
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1997) pp. 88
  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 190
  • Thirty-Two Free Harmonizations of Familiar Hymns for Organ
    Composer/Editor Peter Pindar Stearns
    Published By: Harold Flammer, Inc. (1995) pp. 23

Organ Solo

  • 150 Hymn Preludes Book 2 Hymn Tune L - W: Short and Playable Pieces in Keys to Match All Popular Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Quentin Thomas
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2010) pp. 548
  • Organ Miniatures: 200 Short Improvisations on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1999) pp. 181
  • 64 Hymn Preludes for Organ
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1998) pp. 145
  • Laudate! Volume 4: Organ Music Based on the 100 Most Popular Hymns in Worship III and Gather
    Composer/Editors James W. Kosnik; Lynn M. Trapp
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1997) pp. 58
  • Consoliere Volume 1 Number 5 September October 1968: Practical and Distinctive Pieces for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editor Piero Giorgi
    Published By: World Library Publications, Inc. (1968) pp. 8
  • Six Hymn-Tune Preludes: Pipe Organ and Hammond Registration
    Composer/Editor Samuel Walter
    Published By: Abingdon Press (1962) pp. 17


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Instances (1 - 33 of 33)

Ancient and Modern #423

Ancient and Modern #565


Ancient and Modern #577

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #38

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Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #364

Catholic Book of Worship III #640

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Common Praise (1998) #66

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Common Praise #559

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #34a

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Gather (3rd ed.) #914

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Gather Comprehensive #852

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Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #840

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Glory and Praise (3rd. ed.) #476

Hymns and Psalms #158

Hymns and Psalms #593a

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #392a


Journeysongs (2nd ed.) #826

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Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #804

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Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #756

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One in Faith #530

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #763

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RitualSong (2nd ed.) #1024

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RitualSong #922


Small Church Music #342


The Cyber Hymnal #174


The Cyber Hymnal #4959

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The Hymnal 1982 #337

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #382b

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The New English Hymnal #273


Together in Song #519

Trinity Psalter Hymnal #34B


Worship (3rd ed.) #733

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Worship (4th ed.) #954

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