Hark The Glad Sound! (Bristol – 4 Verses) – Organ

Hark The Glad Sound! Lyrics

Hark, the glad sound! The Saviour comes,
The Saviour promised long!
Let ev’ry heart prepare a throne,
And ev’ry voice a song.

He comes the pris’ners to release,
In Satan’s bondage held;
The gates of brass before Him burst,
The iron fetters yield.

He comes the broken heart to bind,
The bleeding soul to cure,
And with the treasures of His grace
T’enrich the humbled poor.

Our glad Hosannas, Prince of Peace,
Thy welcome shall proclaim;
And heav’n’s eternal arches ring
With Thy beloved Name.

Meter: CM. Lyricist: Philip Doddridge (1702 – 1751). Public Domain.

Bristol ~ Recording

 

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Lectionary

In Candle Glow Most Sacred (Nimrod -2 Verses) – SATB & Organ

In Candle Glow Most Sacred Lyrics

In candle glow most sacred the Spirit rises,
Hovers, blesses one and all who gather here to pray.
Here to pray to God almighty,
Creator, splendid Mother of all,
Who gave birth to moon and sun.
Whose Spirit breathes living breath
To all who trust in Thee.
We who seek for Thee
Find comfort in the soul.

With divine light so holy,
Rises the great Holy Spirit,
Companion at times of peril,
Comforter and dearest friend.
Consoler of hearts,
Lover of our souls,
Creator, Saviour.
We sing to You our joy!
Amen.

Meter: Irregular. Lyrics © 2020 Richard M S Irwin, used with permission. CCLI 7157880.

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  • Tune: Nimrod, composed by Sir Edward William Elgar (1857 – 1934) and arranged for Organ and Choir by © 2020 Richard M S Irwin (b.1955). Melody Public Domain.
  • Performances ℗ 2020 Richard M S Irwin. ISRC UKTU21900204. All Rights Reserved.

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History

Edward Elgar completed his Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, known more commonly as the Enigma Variations, in February 1899. There were fourteen in all, based on an original theme dedicated by Elgar “to my friends pictured within”.

Using the term “Enigma” Elgar has caused much speculation as to whether there is a hidden melody within the piece.

The 9th variation “Nimrod” is used here in this anthem and refers to Augustus J. Jaeger, a music editor and close friend of Elgar’s, known for giving the composer critical advice and help with his compositions. Nimrod is described in the Old Testament as “a mighty hunter before the Lord”, Jäger is the German for hunter.

Nimrod has become popular in its own right, often played at British funerals, memorial services, and other solemn occasions, including the National Service of Remembrance.

Scattered Yet Together (Herdswick – 6 verses) – Kristin Frazer

Singer ~ Kristin Frazer

Scattered Yet Together is sung here by accomplished musician and Virgin Islander, Kristin Frazer who began her singing career at an early age. She has appeared on CD recordings with multiple Virgin Island gospel artists and has also displayed her vocal talents through live performances as a back-up singer with Gospel Caribbean Legend Carlene Davis and American Gospel Singer Kim Burrell.

“Scattered Yet Together” is one of a series of hymns written by Virgin Island author, Verna Penn Moll which was sung in a number of churches around the world at its launch for year-a-pentecost 2020. The original hymn tune “Herdswick” was written especially for the by Richard Irwin

Scattered Yet Together Lyrics

Meter 67 67 6.

1. Scattered, yet together,
We have come to worship You.
Scattered, yet together,
For we know Your word is true!
Word is true! Word is true!

2. Scattered, yet together,
We approach the mercy throne.
Scattered, yet together,
We seek You, and You alone!
You alone! You alone!

3. Scattered, yet together,
Our hearts are low with grief.
Scattered, yet together,
We await Your sweet relief.
Sweet relief! Sweet relief!

4. Scattered, yet together,
Amidst moments of despair.
Scattered, yet together,
You will answer fervent prayer!
Fervent prayer! Fervent prayer!

5. Scattered, yet together,
We hear Your gentle whisper:
My peace I give to you,
I will forsake You never.
Give My peace! Give My peace!

6. Scattered, yet together,
We receive Your Holy Breath.
Scattered, yet together,
New life without knowing death.
Holy Breath! Holy Breath!

Lyrics © 2020 Verna Penn Moll. All Rights Reserved.

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Gather Around, For The Table Is Spread (Skye Boat Song) – Piano and Flute

Gather Around, For The Table Is Spread Lyrics

Meter: 86 86 and Refrain

Lyrics Copyright © 1994, 1999 Kevin Mayhew Ltd

We regret that we are unable to publish the lyrics to this hymn at the moment, as they are still in copyright.

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  • Album: Wedding Songs
  • Tune: Skye Boat Song, a traditional Scottish melody arranged by Richard M S Irwin. Music Public Domain. Arrangement © 2020 Richard M S Irwin
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Scattered Yet Together (Herdswick – 6 verses) – Organ

Scattered Yet Together Lyrics

Meter 67 67 6.

1. Scattered, yet together,
We have come to worship You.
Scattered, yet together,
For we know Your word is true!
Word is true! Word is true!

2. Scattered, yet together,
We approach the mercy throne.
Scattered, yet together,
We seek You, and You alone!
You alone! You alone!

3. Scattered, yet together,
Our hearts are low with grief.
Scattered, yet together,
We await Your sweet relief.
Sweet relief! Sweet relief!

4. Scattered, yet together,
Amidst moments of despair.
Scattered, yet together,
You will answer fervent prayer!
Fervent prayer! Fervent prayer!

5. Scattered, yet together,
We hear Your gentle whisper:
My peace I give to you,
I will forsake You never.
Give My peace! Give My peace!

6. Scattered, yet together,
We receive Your Holy Breath.
Scattered, yet together,
New life without knowing death.
Holy Breath! Holy Breath!

Lyrics © 2020 Verna Penn Moll. All Rights Reserved.

Scattered Yet Together ~ Recording

  • Tune: Herdswick copyright © Richard M S Irwin (b. 1955), used with permission.
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Description

“Scattered Yet Together” is one of a series of hymns written by Virgin Island author, Verna Penn Moll. It was hymn inspired by the global chaos surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 when many Christian communities were scattered by lockdown into isolation in their own homes, but were able to be together in worship which began to be shared online through internet services such as Zoom, YouTube and others.

Verna has edited and written several books  and other publications  including,  Poetic Prayers: Where Cultures Meet, 1999; Methodism: 200 years of Witness 1810-2010, 2010; Land Acquisition by Virgin Islanders, 2000; This Land: A Trust From God,  2014; and Funintun’s Christmas: traditional Christmas Customs of the BVI. 

“Scattered Yet Together” has been set to a new tune by Richard Irwin, called “Herdswick”, named after a farm on the beautiful Marlborough Downs in Wiltshire, England where the composer lives. This setting is for Organ. It was recorded and produced by Richard Irwin.

Hymns Without Words™ is a free resource for churches and congregations around the world providing free downloads hymns and carols for use in services. This service is provided by composer and arranger Richard Irwin. Music is generally recorded without words and therefore suitable for congregational singing.

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O Breath Of Life (Spiritus Vitae – 4 Verses) – Organ

O Breath Of Life Lyrics

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O Breath of life, come sweeping through us,
revive your church with life and pow’r;
O Breath of Life, come, cleanse, renew us,
and fit your church to meet this hour.

O Wind of God, come bend us, break us,
till humbly we confess our need;
then in your tenderness remake us,
revive, restore, for this we plead.

O Breath of love, come breathe within us,
renewing thought and will and heart;
come, Love of Christ, afresh to win us,
revive your church in ev’ry part.

Revive us, Lord! Is zeal abating
while harvest fields are vast and white?
Revive us, Lord, the world is waiting,
equip your church to spread the light.

Meter: 98 98. Lyrics: Bessie Porter Head (1850 – 1936). Public Domain

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Great God, your Spirit, like the wind (Jerusalem) – Organ

Lyrics (3 verses)

Suitable for: year-a-pentecost, Whitsuntide, General

Great God, your Spirit, like the wind
unseen but shaking things we see . . .

Lyrics: Alan Gaunt (b. 1935), Copyright © Stainer & Bell, London.

We regret that we are unable to publish the lyrics to this hymn at the moment, as they are still in copyright.

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  • Tune: Jerusalem
  • Composer: Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848 – 1918)
  • Meter: DLM
  • Music Public Domain
  • Performance ℗ 2020 Richard M S Irwin All rights reserved.

(ISRC: UKTU21900088 – UPC: 5060707370740 -DK UPC: 195037085622)

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A mighty wind around us (Cara) – Organ

The Spirit’s Fire – Lyrics

A mighty wind around us,
Is rushing through this place;
God’s Spirit full surrounds us,
Defeating time and space.

The Spirit’s fire consuming,
We burn with faith’s desire;
God’s mighty pow’r upon us,
We blaze with holy fire.

Christ calls on us to serve Him,
To witness to His love;
To love and serve our neighbour,
And praise our God above.

Let’s all proclaim His message,
And be His hands and feet;
When we serve Christ our Saviour,
Our lives are made complete.

Lyrics Copyright © 2011 Colin Gordon-Farleigh – used with permission.

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Details

  • Verses: 4
  • Tune: Cara
  • Meter: 76 76 D
  • Style: Classical
  • Usage: Christmas
  • Composer: Uzziah Christopher Burnap (1834 -1900)
  • Lyricist: Colin Gordon-Farleigh (b. 1943)
  • Music Copyright Public Domain.
  • Lyrics Copyright © 2011 : Colin Gordon-Farleigh
  • Hymnal: Songs of Praise and Worship
  • Performance ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved. ISRC UKTU21900004

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O Thou Who Camest From Above (Hereford – 4 Verses) – Organ

O Thou Who Camest From Above Lyrics

O thou who camest from above
The fire celestial to impart,
Kindle a flame of sacred love
On the mean altar of my heart!

There let it for thy glory burn
With inextinguishable blaze,
And trembling to its source return
In humble prayer and fervent praise.

Jesus, confirm my heart’s desire
To work, and speak, and think for thee;
Still let me guard the holy fire,
And still stir up the gift in me.

Ready for all thy perfect will,
My acts of faith and love repeat;
Till death thy endless mercies seal,
And make the sacrifice complete.

Meter: LM. Lyricist: Charles Wesley (1707 – 1788). Public Domain.

Hereford ~ Recording

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Hark The Glad Sound! (Crediton – 4/5 Verses) – Organ

Hark The Glad Sound! Lyrics

Hark, the glad sound! The Saviour comes,
the Saviour promised long!
Let ev’ry heart prepare a throne,
and ev’ry voice a song.

He comes the pris’ners to release,
in Satan’s bondage held;
the gates of brass before Him burst,
the iron fetters yield.

He comes to free the captive mind, *
where evil thoughts control,
and for the darkness of the blind
gives light that makes them whole.

He comes the broken heart to bind,
the bleeding soul to cure,
and with the treasures of His grace
t’enrich the humbled poor.

Our glad Hosannas, Prince of Peace,
Thy welcome shall proclaim;
and heav’n’s eternal arches ring
with Thy beloved Name.

* Many sources omit this verse. Request 5 verse recording to include it.

Meter: CM. Lyricist: Philip Doddridge (1702 – 1751). Public Domain.

Crediton ~ Recording ~ Extract Only

Available in 4 and 5 verse versions.

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Lectionary