All Things Bright And Beautiful (All Things Bright) – Organ

Lyrics ~ 5 verses

Meter: 76 76 and Refrain

All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
All things wise and wonderful:
The Lord God made them all.

Each little flower that opens,
each little bird that sings,
God made their glowing colours,
and made their tiny wings. Refrain

The purple-headed mountains,
the river running by,
the sunset and the morning
that brightens up the sky. Refrain

The cold wind in the winter,
the pleasant summer sun,
the ripe fruits in the garden:
God made them every one. Refrain

The tall trees in the greenwood,
The meadows for our play,
The rushes by the water,
To gather ev’ry day. Refrain

God gave us eyes to see them,
and lips that we might tell
how great is God Almighty,
who has made all things well. Refrain

Lyrics by Mrs Cecil Frances Alexander (1818 – 1895). Public Domain

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  • Tune: All Things Bright and Beautiful composed by William Henry Monk (1823 – 1889). Public Domain
  • Performance ℗ 2018 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.
Standard Key – C Major

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All people that on earth do dwell (Old Hundredth) – Organ and Descant

Lyrics ~ 5 verses

1. All people that on earth do dwell,
Sing to the Lord with cheerful voice.
Him serve with fear, His praise forth tell;
Come ye before Him and rejoice.

2. The Lord, ye know, is God indeed;
Without our aid He did us make;
We are His folk, He doth us feed,
And for His sheep He doth us take.

3. O enter then His gates with praise;
Approach with joy His courts unto;
Praise, laud, and bless His Name always,
For it is seemly so to do.

4. For why? the Lord our God is good;
His mercy is for ever sure;
His truth at all times firmly stood,
And shall from age to age endure.

5. To Father, Son and Holy Ghost,
The God Whom Heaven and earth adore,
From men and from the angel host
Be praise and glory evermore.

Lyrics by William Kethe (d. 1594) from Hymnal: Day’s Psalter (1560). Public Domain.

Recording

  • Tune: Old Hundredth, composer: Louis Bourgeois (c.1510 – c.1561) a tune from Hymnal: Genevan Psalter, (1551) created under the supervision of Publisher: John Calvin
  • Meter: LM
  • Performance Copyright ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved. ISRC  UKTU21900041

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All in an Easter Garden (Easter Garden) – Piano

Lyrics ~ 2 verses

Meter: 76 76 76 86

All in an Easter garden,
Before the break of day,
An angel came from heaven
And rolled the stone away.
When Jesus’ friends came seeking,
With myrrh and spices rare,
They found the angels at the door,
But Jesus was not there.

All in an Easter garden,
Where water lilies bloom,
The angels gave their message
Beside an empty tomb:
“The Lord is here no longer,
Come, see where once he lay;
The Lord of life is risen indeed,
For this is Easter day.”

Lyrics Anonymous. Public Domain,

Recording

  • Tune: All in an Easter Garden by an unknown composer. Arrangement Copyright © 2016 Richard Mark Stephen Irwin (b. 1955)
  • Performance ℗ 2016 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved.
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All Hail The Power Of Jesus’ Name (Miles Lane) – Organ

Lyrics ~ 6 verses

Suggested uses include General, Christ the King, Palm Sunday, Easter

All hail the power of Jesus’ name!
Let angels prostrate fall;
Bring forth the royal diadem,
And crown Him, crown Him, crown Him
Crown Him Lord of all.

Crown him, you martyrs of our God,
Who from his altar call;
Praise Him whose way of pain ye trod,
And crown Him, crown Him, crown Him
Crown Him Lord of all.

Ye prophets who our freedom won,
Ye searchers, great and small,
By whom the work of truth is done,
Now crown Him, crown Him, crown Him
Crown Him Lord of all.

Sinners, whose love can ne’er forget
the wormwood and the gall,
go spread your trophies at His feet,
And crown Him, crown Him, crown Him
Crown Him Lord of all.

Ye seed of Israel’s chosen race,
Ye ransomed of the fall;
Hail Him who saves you by His grace,
And crown Him, crown Him, crown Him
Crown Him Lord of all.

Let every tribe and every tongue
To him their hearts enthral;
Lift high the universal song,
And crown Him, crown Him, crown Him
Crown Him Lord of all.

Lyrics by Edward Perronet (1726 – 1792). Public Domain.

Recording

  • Tune: Miles Lane – Public Domain.
  • Composer: William Shrubsole (1760 – 1806)
  • Performance ℗ 2020 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved. ISRC UKTU21900136

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All glory, laud and honour (Saint Theodulph)

Lyrics

EnglishLatin
All glory, laud, and honour,
To thee, Redeemer, King,
To whom the lips of children
Made sweet hosannas ring.

1. Thou art the King of Israel,
Thou David’s royal Son,
Who in the Lord’s name comest,
The King and Blessed One.
(Refrain)

2. The company of angels
Are praising thee on high,
And we with all creation
In chorus make reply.
(Refrain)

3. The people of the Hebrews
With psalms before thee went;
Our prayer and praise and anthems
Before thee we present.
(Refrain)

4. To thee, before thy passion,
They sang their hymns of praise;
To thee, now high exalted,
Our melody we raise.
(Refrain)

5. Thou didst accept their praises;
Accept the prayers we bring,
Who in all good delightest,
Thou good and gracious King.
(Refrain)

Gloria, laus et honor
tibi sit, Rex Christe, Redemptor:
Cui puerile decus prompsit
Hosanna pium.

1. Israel es tu Rex, Davidis et
inclyta proles:
Nomine qui in Domini,
Rex benedicte, venis.
(Refrain)

2. Coetus in excelsis te laudat
caelicus omnis,
Et mortalis homo, et cuncta
creata simul.
(Refrain)

3. Plebs Hebraea tibi cum palmis
obvia venit:
Cum prece, voto, hymnis,
adsumus ecce tibi.
(Refrain)

4. Hi tibi passuro solvebant
munia laudis:
Nos tibi regnanti pangimus
ecce melos.
(Refrain)

5. Hi placuere tibi, placeat
devotio nostra:
Rex bone, Rex clemens, cui
bona cuncta placent.
(Refrain)

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Details

  • Tune: Saint Theodulph
  • Meter: 76 76 and Refrain
  • Style: Reformation
  • Composer: Melchior Teschner (1584 – 1635).
  • Lyricist: Saint Theodulf of Orléans (d. 821)
  • Translator: John Mason Neale (1818 – 1866)
  • Music and Lyrics Copyright Public Domain.
  • Performance Copyright ℗ 2016 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved.

All For Jesus! (All For Jesus) – Organ

Lyrics ~ 5 verses

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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Details

  • Tune: All for Jesus
  • Meter: 87 87
  • Style: Victorian Hymn
  • Composer: John Stainer (1840 – 1901)
  • Lyricist: William John Sparrow-Simpson (1859 – 1952)
  • Church Year: Lent | Church Year: Good Friday
  • Music Copyright Public Domain
  • Lyrics Copyright Novello & Co. Ltd.
  • Performance ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved. ISRC UKTU21900011
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All Creatures Of Our God And King (Lasst Uns Erfreuen) – Organ

Lyrics ~ 7 verses

All creatures of our God and King,
lift up your voices, let us sing:
alleluia, alleluia!
Bright brother sun with golden beams,
clear sister moon with softer gleams,
O praise him, O praise him,
alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

2 Swift rushing winds, so wild and strong,
high clouds that sail in heavens along.
O praise him, alleluia!
New-breaking morn, in praise rejoice,
and lights of evening, find a voice:
Refrain.

3 Cool flowing water, pure and clear,
make music for your Lord to hear,
alleluia, alleluia!
Fire, with your flames so fierce and bright,
giving to all both warmth and light:
Refrain.

4 Dear mother earth, who day by day
unfolds God’s blessings on our way,
O praise him, alleluia!
All flowers and fruits that in you grow,
let them his glory also show:
Refrain.

5 And all who are of tender heart,
forgiving others, take your part,
O praise him, alleluia!
All who long pain and sorrow bear,
praise God and cast on him your care:
Refrain.

6 And you, most kind and gentle death,
waiting to hush our final breath,
O praise him, alleluia!
You homeward lead the child of God,
and Christ our Lord the way has trod:
Refrain.

7 Let all things their Creator bless,
and worship God in humbleness,
O praise him, alleluia!
Praise, praise the Father, praise the Son,
and praise the Spirit, Three in One:
Refrain.

Meter: 88 44 88 and Alleluias. Lyrics by William Henry Draper (1855 – 1933) based on the “Cantico di Frate Sole” of St Francis of Assisi (1182 – 1226). Public Domain.

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Recording

  • Tune: “Lasst Uns Erfreuen, composer unknown from the Hymnal “Geistliche Kirchengesang, Cologne (1623)”, arranged by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 – 1958). Music Copyright © Oxford University Press
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Ah, Holy Jesu, How Hast Thou Offended (Herzliebster Jesu) – Organ

Lyrics ~ 5 verses

Suitable for: Lent, Passiontide, Good Friday

Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended,
that man to judge thee hath in hate pretended?
By foes derided, by thine own rejected,
O most afflicted.

Who was the guilty? Who brought this upon thee?
Alas, my treason, Jesus, hath undone thee.
‘Twas I, Lord Jesus, I it was denied thee:
I crucified thee.

Lo, the Good Shepherd for the sheep is offered;
the slave hath sinned, and the Son hath suffered;
for our atonement, while we nothing heedeth,
God intercedeth.

For me, kind Jesus, was thy incarnation,
thy mortal sorrow, and thy life’s oblation;
thy death of anguish and thy bitter passion,
for my salvation.

Therefore, kind Jesus, since I cannot pay thee,
I do adore thee, and will ever pray thee,
think on thy pity and thy love unswerving,
not my deserving.

Lyrics Based on an 11th Century meditation by Johann Heermann (1585 – 1647) and translated by Robert Seymour Bridges (1844 – 1930). Public Domain.

Recording

  • Tune: Herzliebster Jesu
  • Composer: Johann Crüger (1598 – 1662) arranger: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
  • Meter: 11 11 11 5
  • Music Public Domain.
  • Performance ℗ 2020 Richard M.S. Irwin, All rights reserved. ISRC UKTU21900116

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Abide with me (Eventide) – Organ

See also ‘Abide with me’ for Brass Band

Lyrics

Abide with me; fast falls the eventide;
The darkness deepens; Lord, with me abide;
When other helpers fail and comforts flee,
Help of the helpless, oh, abide with me.

Swift to its close ebbs out life’s little day;
Earth’s joys grow dim, its glories pass away;
Change and decay in all around I see—
O Thou who changest not, abide with me.

I need Thy presence every passing hour;
What but Thy grace can foil the tempter’s pow’r?
Who, like Thyself, my guide and stay can be?
Through cloud and sunshine, Lord, abide with me.

I fear no foe, with Thee at hand to bless;
Ills have no weight, and tears no bitterness;
Where is death’s sting? Where, grave, thy victory?
I triumph still, if Thou abide with me.

Hold Thou Thy cross before my closing eyes;
Shine through the gloom and point me to the skies;
Heav’n’s morning breaks, and earth’s vain shadows flee;
In life, in death, O Lord, abide with me.

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Details

  • Tune: Eventide
  • Meter: 10 10 10 10
  • Style: Victorian Hymn
  • Composer: William Henry Monk (1823 – 1889)
  • Lyricist: Henry Francis Lyte (1793 – 1847)
  • Church Year: Evensong | Church Year: Funerals
  • Music and Lyrics Copyright Public Domain.
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A Man There Lived In Galilee (Tyrol) – Organ

Lyrics ~ 3 verses

Suitable for: Advent, Candlemas, Good Friday

A man there lived in Galilee
like no one else before,
for he alone from first to last
our flesh unsullied wore;
a perfect life of perfect deeds
once to the world was shown,
that everyone might mark his steps
and in them place their own.

A man there died on Calvary,
above all others brave;
he gave to all, he saved and blessed,
himself he scorned to save;
no thought can gauge the weight of woe
on him, the sinless, laid;
we only know that with his death
our ransom price was paid.

A man there stands at God’s right hand,
divine, yet human still;
that brand, heroic, peerless soul
death sought in vain to kill.
All power is his; supreme he rules
all realms of time and space;
yet still our human cares and needs
find in his heart a place.

Lyrics: Somerset Corry Lowry (1855 – 1932). Public Domain.

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  • Tune: Tyrol
  • Composer: Unknown – Traditional Tyrolean melody arranger: Richard M. S. Irwin (b. 1955)
  • Meter: DCM
  • Style: Traditional Tyrolean
  • Performance ℗ 2020 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved. ISRC UKTU21900087

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