With Cheerful Voice - Hymns for Children

This is a book of hymns for children aged between 7 and 12 years old - selected to include:
  • Simple songs for young children, 
  • Hymns of prise and devotion
  • Older and newer hymns - but always in language that children can understand, 
  • Hymns for Christmas and Easter
  • Hymns of the seasons and for harvest time
In total, there are 122 different hymn-texts included.   Two and even three tunes are provided for some of them, and in total there are 148 individual entries.

The book was published by A and C Black Publishers Ltd of London, England.   

Overall, thereThe first edition was released in 1965 (piano) / 1966 (melody), with a second edition in 1968/1969 and reprints in 1970, 72, 76, 77, 78 and 1979.  The editor(s) and book designers were not named in either piano or melody editions in the 1979 reprint - and likely not in the earlier versions either.   

The 1979 piano edition was printed in England by The Stanborough Press Ltd of Granthan. Lines. It has ISBN 10: 0713617616.  The 1975 melody edition re-print was printed in Great Britain by E T Heron & Co Ltd, Essex and London. It has ISBN 10: 071361368. This edition also includes a descant-recorder part for 34 of the hymns.

As well as hymns, the book includes a section of prayers (of/for St Richard, dedication, thanksgiving, understanding, forgiveness, the Holy Spirit) and blessings.

The piano edition has indexes of tunes (metrical and tune-name alphabetical), and a separate index of first-lines.

The book is now out-of-print, but copies are readily available from Amazon and other second-hand book sites.

 About the contents listing

The listing below is based on the 1979 reprint of the piano edition.Composer, author and copyright ownership are shown as they are recorded in the book, in accordance with this site's copyright policies.    This means that the copyright information is not necessarily correct today.

Detail  pages for some songs are linked from the titles, and more detail-pages will be added as time and copyright permissions allow..  They may include:
  • background information about the hymn, 
  • the full lyrics, 
  • downloadable PowerPoint slides of the words, 
  • sheet music (lead-sheet and/or guitar chords only), 
  • (links to) samples of the song.  

If you own the copyright to any of these carols, and would like to grant permission for items to be made available here, or to provide a link to sources where they are still available for sale, please contact us.


Table of Contents


Title (first-line) Number
A Little Child May Know 79
Lyrics: Jane E Leeson (1807-82)
Tune: J S Bach, from Choralgesange, 1784-7
Tune-name: ST AUGUSTINE
Meter: SM
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: God in Nature
Tune: from Sandy's Collection, 1833
Tune-name: SANDYS
Meter: SM
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
A Tiny Little Bird 74
Lyrics: H K Lewis
Tune: H von Muller
Tune-name: FROBEL
Meter: 66.74
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: God in Nature
All Creatures of our God and King 8
All creatures of our God and King / O praise him, o praise him
Lyrics: W H Draper (1855-1933)
Tune: from Colner Gesangbuch 1623
Tune-name: LASST UNS ERFREUEN
Meter: 88.44.88 and refrain
Score: Piano score
Key: Eb
Starting note: E
Time signature: 3/2
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Praise
All People that on Earth do Dwell 10
Lyrics: W Kethe c 1561
Tune: from the Genevan Psalter, 1551
Tune-name: OLD HUNDREDTH
Meter: LM
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Praise
All things Bright and Beautiful 75
Lyrics: Cecil Frances Alexander (1818-1895)
Tune: English traditonal
Tune-name: ROYAL OAK
Meter: 76.76 and refrain
Score: Piano score
Key: Fm
Starting note: High E
Time signature: 2/4
Number of verses: 6
Recommended uses: God in Nature
Tune-name: ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL
Meter: 76.76 and refrain
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: High D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 6
All Things Praise Thee 9
All things praise thee, Lord most high
Lyrics: G W Conder (1821-74)
Tune: H Smart (1813-79)
Tune-name: HEATHLANDS
Meter: 77.77.77
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Praise
Tune: J F Swift (1847-1931)
Tune-name: TE LAUDANT OMNIA
Meter: 77.77.77
Score: Piano score
Key: A
Starting note: High C
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
All Things Which Live Below the Sky 76
Lyrics: Edward J Brailsford (1841-1921)
Tune: T Jackson (1715-81)
Tune-name: JACKSON
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: God in Nature
Tune-name: RODMELL
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: God in Nature
Alleluya Sing to Jesus 118
Lyrics: W Chatterton Dix (1837-98)
Tune: R H Pritchard (1811-87)
Tune-name: HYFRYDOL
Meter: 87.87.D
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: G
Time signature: 3/2
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Evening
Angels from the Realms of Glory 99
Lyrics: J Montgomery (1771-1854)
Tune: Unknown, French carol melody
Tune-name: IRIS
Meter: 87.87 Irreg
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: B
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Christmas
As with Gladness Men of Old 106
Lyrics: W Chatterton Dix (1837-98)
Tune: C Kocher (1786-1872)
Tune-name: DIX
Meter: 77.77.77
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Epiphany
At Work Beside His Father's Bench 64
Lyrics: Alice M Pullen
Tune: Gorden Slater
Tune-name: BILSDALE
Meter: DCM
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: Low C
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Away in a Manger 102
Away in a manger, no crib for a bed
Lyrics & tune: W J Kirkpatrick (1838-1921)
Tune-name: CRADLE SONG
Meter: 11 11. 11 11
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: F
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Christmas
Blessed are the Pure in Heart 44
Lyrics:
Tune: W H Havergal(1793-1870)
Tune-name: FRANCONIA
Meter: SM
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Brighest and Best 107
Lyrics: R Heber (1783-1826)
Tune: J F Bridge (1844-1924)
Tune-name: SPEAN
Meter: 11 10.11 10 Dactylic
Score: Piano score
Key: Fm
Starting note: High c
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Epiphany
Tune: J F Thrupp (1827-67)
Tune-name: EPIPHANY HYMN
Meter: 11 10.11 10 Dactylic
Score: Piano score
Key: E
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Can You Count the Stars 77
Can you count the stars that brightly
Lyrics: H W Ducklen (1832-94)
Tune: Dr L J Williams
Tune-name: TREFAENAN
Meter: 87.87.88.87
Score: Piano score
Key: Eb
Starting note: B
Time signature: 4/8
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: God in Nature
Translated from a work by Johann W Hey, 1837
Come let us Join our Cheerful Songs 7
Come let us join our cheerful songs with angels round the throne
Lyrics: Issac Watts (1674-1748)
Tune: H Lahee (1826-1912)
Tune-name: NATIVITY
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: Bb
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Praise
Come Ye Thankful People Come 88
Lyrics: H Alford (1810-71)
Tune: G J Elvery (1816-93)
Tune-name: ST GEORGE
Meter: 77.77.D
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: God in Nature
Cuckoo 105
From out of a wood did a cuckoo fly
Lyrics: P Dearmer (18678-1936)
Tune: Czech traditional carol
Tune-name: THE BIRDS
Meter: 10 2 10 2. 8 8 6
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Christmas
Translated from a Czech carol
Daisies are our Silver 81
Lyrics: Jan Struther (1901-53)
Tune: K G Finlay
Tune-name: GLENFINLAS
Meter: 65.65
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 6
Recommended uses: God in Nature
Every New Morning 2
New every morning is the love
Lyrics: John Keble (1792-1866)
Tune: S Webbe (1740-1816)
Tune-name: MELCOMBE
Meter: LM
Score: Piano score
Key: Eb
Starting note: B
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Morning
Fairest Lord Jesus 120
Lyrics: Lillian Stevenson 1870-1960)
Tune: Unknown - Silesian folk song, arranged for The BBC Hymn Book, 1951
Tune-name: SCHÖNSTER HERR JESU
Meter: 569. 5 5 8
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: F
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Evening
Translated from the German
Father Hear the Prayer we Offer 26
Lyrics: Love Maria Willis (1824-1908)
Tune: English traditonal © arranged by R Vaughan Williams(1872-1958)
Tune-name: SUSSEX
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Score: Piano score
Key: B
Starting note: B
Time signature: 4/2
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Prayer
Tune: J L Steiner (688-1761)
Tune-name: GOTT WILL'S MACHEN
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/2
Number of verses: 4
Father Lead me Day by Day 27
Lyrics: J P Hopps (1834-1912)
Tune: Medieval French melody
Tune-name: ST MARTIN
Meter: 77.77
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 7
Recommended uses: Prayer
Father we Thank Thee 4
Father we thank thee for the night
Lyrics: Rebecca Weston
Tune: Richard Wainwright (1785-1825)
Tune-name: WAINWRIGHT
Meter: LM
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/2
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: Morning
Tune: FH Barthelemon (1741-1808)
Tune-name: MORNING HYMN
Meter: LM
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 2
Fight the Good Fight 54
Fight the good fight with all thy might
Lyrics: J S B Monsell (1811-75)
Tune: J Hatton (d 1793)
Tune-name: DUKE STREET
Meter: LM
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/2
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Fill Thou my Life 11
Fill thou my life O Lord my God
Lyrics: H Bonar (1808-89)
Tune: C Howard (1856-1927)
Tune-name: LLOYD
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Praise
This hymn may also be sung to RICHMOND, number 73
Tune: H J Gaultlett (1805-76)O
Tune-name: ST FULBERT
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: Eb
Starting note: B
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
For all the Saints 12
For all the saints who from their labours rest / Alleluya, alleluya.
Lyrics: W W How (1823-97)
Tune: R Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Tune-name: SINE NOMINE
Meter: 10.10.10.4
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: High D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 7
Recommended uses: Praise
For the Beauty of the Earth 23
For the beauty of the earth / Christ our Lord, to thee we raise
Lyrics: F S Piermont (1835-1917), adapt
Tune: adapt. Geoffrey Shaw (1879-1943)
Tune-name: ENGLAND'S LANE
Meter: 77.77.77
Score: Piano score
Key: Bb
Starting note: B
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Praise
Tune: J James (1858-1922)
Tune-name: NORICUM
Meter: 77.77.77
Score: Piano score
Key: Ab
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
God is Love His the Care 19
Lyrics: P Dearmer (1867-1936)
Tune: Unknown - from Piae Cantinones 1582
Tune-name: THEODORIC
Meter: 666.66.55.3.9
Score: Melody line and accompaniment
Key: Cm
Starting note: F
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Praise
God is Working His Purpose Out 72
Lyrics: A C Ainger (1841-1919)
Tune: M D Kingham
Tune-name: BENSON
Meter: Irreg.
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/2
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: The Kingdom of God
God my Father Loving Me 46
Lyrics: G W Briggs (1875-1959)
Tune: J H Knecht (1752-1817)
Tune-name: VIENNA
Meter: 77.77
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: B
Time signature: 4/2
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
God of Love my Shepherd Is, The 36
Lyrics: George Herbert (1593-1633)
Tune: J Randall (1715-99)
Tune-name: UNIVERSITY
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: C
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: The Good Shepherd
God Who Made the Earth 83
Lyrics: Sarah Betts Rhodes (1830-90)
Tune: H von Müller
Tune-name: SOMMERLIED
Meter: 56.64
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: B
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: God in Nature
God Whose Name is Love 28
Lyrics: Florence Hoatson (1881-1964)
Tune: Old air
Tune-name: HASELEMERE
Meter: 55.55
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Prayer
God's Tiny Creatures 78
I love God's tiny creatures
Lyrics: G W Briggs (1875-1959)
Tune: from Mainz Gesangbuch, 1833
Tune-name: ELLACOMBE
Meter: DCM
Score: Piano score
Key: Bb
Starting note: F
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: God in Nature
Good Christian Men Rejoice 95
Lyrics: J M Neale (1818-66)
Tune: Unknown, German carol 14th century
Tune-name: IN DULCI JUBILO
Meter: Irreg.
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: F
Time signature: 6/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Christmas
Hands Together 115
Hands together, softly so,
Lyrics: Florence Hoatson (1881-1964)
Tune: Carey Bonner (1859-1938)
Tune-name: HANDS TOGETHER
Score: Piano score
Key: Eb
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: Evening
Hark a Hundred Notes are Swelling 84
Lyrics & tune: G W Briggs (1875-1959)
Tune-name: SPRINGTIME
Meter: 83.83.77.87
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: God in Nature
Hark the Herald Angel Sing 89
Lyrics: Charles Wesley (1707-88)
Tune: F Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-47)
Tune-name: MENDELSSOHN
Meter: 77.77.D and refrain
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: Christmas
Heavenly Father may Thy Blessing 61
Lyrics: W Charter Piggott (1872-1943)
Tune: from the Plymouth Collection (USA) 1855
Tune-name: PLEADING SAVIOUR
Meter: 87.87 D
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: A
Time signature: 2/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Hills of the North 69
Hills of the north rejoice
Lyrics: Charles E Oakley (1832-65)
Tune: Martin Shaw (1875-1958)
Tune-name: LITTLE CORNARD
Meter: 66.66.88
Score: Piano score
Key: Eb
Starting note: Low C
Time signature: 6/2
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: The Kingdom of God
Holy Spirit Hear Us 29
Lyrics: W H Parker (1845-1929)
Tune: T R Matthews (1826-1910)
Tune-name: NORTH COATES
Meter: 65.65
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Prayer
May also be sung to EUDOXIA, number 114
How Far is it to Bethlehem 104
Lyrics: Frances Chesterton (1901-38)
Tune: English traditonal
Tune-name: STOWEY
Meter: 11 11.11 11. Irreg
Score: Piano score
Key: Fm
Starting note: A
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 7
Recommended uses: Christmas
Tune: Herbert Wiseman
Tune-name: HOW FAR IS IT?
Meter: 74.741 Irreg
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 2/2
Number of verses: 7
I Fell upon a Summer Day 63
Lyrics: Stoppford A Brooke (1832-1916)
Tune: From the Students Hymnal, University of Wales, 1923
Tune-name: CHILDHOOD
Meter: 88.86
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: F
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 8
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
I Vow to Thee my Country 57
I vow to thee my country - all earthly things above
Lyrics: Cecil Spring-Rice (1859-1918)
Tune: Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
Tune-name: THAXTED
Meter: 13.13.13.13.13.13
Score: Piano score
Key: C
Starting note: E
Time signature: 3/2
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
In Christ there is no East or West 47
Lyrics: John Oxenham (1852-1941)
Tune: from Tochter Sion (Cöln, 1741)
Tune-name: ST BERNARD
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Tune: Irish air
Tune-name: THE FLIGHT OF THE EARLS
Meter: DCM
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: C
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Tune: W Jones (1726-1800)
Tune-name: ST STEPHEN
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
In Our Dear Lord's Garden 80
Lyrics: E S Armitage (1841-1931)
Tune: R W Dixon c 1875
Tune-name: CASTLE EDEN
Meter: 65.65
Score: Piano score
Key: Ab
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 6
Recommended uses: God in Nature
In our Work and in our Play 32
Lyrics: W Charter Piggott (1872-1943)
Tune: J Battishill (1738-1801)
Tune-name: BATTISHILL
Meter: 77.77
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: High D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 6
Recommended uses: School
In the Bleak Mid-winter 94
Lyrics: Christina Rossetti (1830-94)
Tune: Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
Tune-name: CRANHAM
Meter: Irreg.
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Christmas
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear 103
Lyrics: E H Sears (1810-76)
Tune: A S Sullivan (1842-1900)
Tune-name: NOEL
Meter: DCM
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: F
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Christmas
It is a Most Wonderful Thing 111
Lyrics: W H How (1823-97)
Tune: English traditonal
Tune-name: HERONGATE
Meter: LM
Score: Piano score
Key: Eb
Starting note: B
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Easter
Jacob's Ladder 121
As Jacob with travel was weary one day / Alleluya to Jesus who died on the tree
Lyrics:
Tune: Traditional
Tune-name: JACOB'S LADDER
Meter: Irreg.
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 2/4
Number of verses: 3
Jerusalem 39
And did those feet in ancient time
Lyrics: William Blake (1757-1827)
Tune: C Hubert H Parry (1848-1918)
Tune-name: JERUSALEM
Meter: DLM
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: D
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Jesus Christ is Risen Today 112
Jesus Christ is Risen Today
Lyrics: Unknown, from Lyra Davidica
Tune: Unknown, from Lyra Davidica, 1708
Tune-name: EASTER HYMN
Meter: 74.74.D
Score: Piano score
Key: Cb
Starting note: E
Time signature: 2/2
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Easter
Jesus Friend of Little Children 42
Lyrics: W J Mathams (1851-1931)
Tune: C L Naylor © Methodist Youth Department
Tune-name: THORNBURY
Meter: 85.83
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: A
Time signature: 6/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Tune: W J Mathams (1853-1931) © Methodist Youth Department
Tune-name: WESTRIDGE
Meter: 85.83
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Jesus Good Above all Other 43
Lyrics: P Dearmer (1867-1936)
Tune: German traditional melody
Tune-name: QUEM PASTORES LAUDAVERE
Meter: 8 8 8. 7
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: F
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Jesus Lord we Look to Thee 62
Lyrics: Charles Wesley (1707-88)
Tune: Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Tune-name: SIMPLICITY
Meter: 77.77
Score: Piano score
Key: Ab
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Jesus our Guard, our Hero and our Friend 71
Far round the world, thy children sing their song
Lyrics: Basil Matthews (1879-1951)
Tune: W Greatorex (1877-1949)
Tune-name: WOODLANDS
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: The Kingdom of God
Jesus shall Reign 67
Jesus shall reign whereve'r the sun
Lyrics: Issac Watts (1674-1748)
Tune: F Duckworth (1862-1941)
Tune-name: RIMINGTON
Meter: LM
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: The Kingdom of God
Tune: from Psalmodia Evangelica, 1790
Tune-name: TRURO
Meter: LM
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
King of Love my Shepherd Is, The 37
Lyrics: H W Baker (1821-77)
Tune: J B Dykes (1823-76)
Tune-name: DOMINUS REGIT ME
Meter: 87.87
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: B
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 6
Recommended uses: The Good Shepherd
Tune: Ancient Irish hymn melody - source unknown
Tune-name: ST COLUMBA
Meter: 87.87
Score: Piano score
Key: Eb
Starting note: E
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 6
Lead us Heavenly Father Lead Us 56
Lyrics: J Edemston (1791-1867)
Tune: F Flitz (1804-76)
Tune-name: MANNHEIM
Meter: 87.87.87
Score: Piano score
Key: E
Starting note: E
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Let al lthe World in Every Corner Sing 13
Lyrics: George Herbert (1593-1633)
Tune: Basil Harwood (1859-1949)
Tune-name: LUCKINGTON
Meter: 10 4. 6 6.6 6. 10 4
Score: Piano score
Key: Eb
Starting note: E
Time signature: 2/2
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: Praise
Tune: W G Whinfield (1863-1919)
Tune-name: UNIVERSAL PRAISE
Meter: 10 4. 6 6.6 6. 10 4
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 2
Let us with a Gladsome Mind 24
Let us with a Gladsome Mind / For his mercies are aye endure
Lyrics: John Milton (1608-0674)
Tune: J Wilkes (1785-1869)
Tune-name: MONKLNAD
Meter: 77.77
Score: Piano score
Key: C
Starting note: Low c
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 7
Recommended uses: Praise
Little Jesus Sweetly Sleep 101
Lyrics: P Dearmer (1867-1936)
Tune: Czech carol melody
Tune-name: ROCKING
Meter: 10 7 88 77
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: F
Time signature: 2/4
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: Christmas
Translated from a Czech carol
Long Ago 68
Long ago when Jesus
Lyrics: A F Bayly
Tune: K G Finlay
Tune-name: GLENFINLAS
Meter: 65.65
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: The Kingdom of God
Lord and Saviour True and Kind 34
Lyrics: H C G Moule (1841-1920)
Tune: unknown from Freylinghausen's Gesangbuch, 1704
Tune-name: LUBECK - NEEDS TWO DOTS
Meter: 77.77
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: School
May also be sung to BOYCE no 40
Lord Behold us with Thy Blessing 30
Lyrics: H J Buckoll (1803-71)
Tune: W L Viner (1790-1867)
Tune-name: DISMISSAL
Meter: 87.87.87
Score: Piano score
Key: A
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: School
Lord by Thy Word 51
Lord, by thy word my rule
Lyrics: Christopher Wordsworth (1807-85)
Tune: H L Jenner (1820-98)
Tune-name: QUAM DILECTA
Meter: 66.66
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Lord Dismiss us with Thy Blessing 31
Lyrics: H J Buckoll (1803-71)
Tune: W L Viner (1790-1867)
Tune-name: DISMISSAL
Meter: 87.87.87
Score: Piano score
Key: A
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: School
Lord Keep us Safe this Night 116
Lyrics: Not stated
Tune: Ludwig van Beethoven
Tune-name: LORD KEEP US SAFE THIS NIGHT
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 1
Recommended uses: Evening
Lord of all Hopefulness 45
Lyrics: Jan Struther (1901-53)
Tune: Traditional Irish melody
Tune-name: SLANE
Meter: 10 11.11.12
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: F
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Lord of Health 20
Lord of health, thou life within us
Lyrics: P Dearmer (1867-1936)
Tune: Unknown - from Canzuns Spirituaelas, 1765
Tune-name: IL BUON PASTOR
Meter: 87.877
Score: Piano score
Key: E
Starting note: B
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Praise
Lord When we Have not any Light 113
Lyrics: Annie Matheson (185-1924)
Tune: J T Lightwood (1856-1944)
Tune-name: LYTHAM
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: Fm
Starting note: High C
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Evening
Lord While for all Mankind 73
Lyrics: J R Wreford (1800-81)
Tune: T Haweis (1734-1820)
Tune-name: RICHMOND
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: The Kingdom of God
Tune: R Farrant (c1530-80)
Tune-name: FARRANT
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Lord's my Shepherd, The 38
The Lord's my shepherd I'll not want
Lyrics: W Whittingham (1524-79), R Rous (1579-1659)
Tune: J S Irvine 1836-87
Tune-name: CRIMOND
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: C
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: The Good Shepherd
Lord's Prayer, The 122
O God thou art the Father /
Lyrics: D McGregor
Tune: The National Children's Home Music
Tune-name: PENLAN
Meter: 76. 76
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: A
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: Evening
Loving Shepherd of Thy Sheep 35
Lyrics: Jane E Leeson (1807-82)
Tune: L G Hayne (1836-83)
Tune-name: BUCKLAND
Meter: 77.77
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: The Good Shepherd
May also be sung to INNOCENTS, N0 60
Morning has Broken 3
Morning has broken, like the first morning
Lyrics: Eleanor Farjeon (1881-1965)
Tune: Old Gaelic melody
Tune-name: BUNESSAN
Meter: 55.54 D
Score: Piano score
Key: Db
Starting note: D
Time signature: 9/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Morning
My Father for Another Night 1
Lyrics & tune: H W Baker (1821-77)
Tune-name: ST TIMOTHY
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: A
Starting note: E
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Morning
Now in the Days of Youth 65
Lyrics: W J Mathams (1851-1931)
Tune: G J Elvery (1816-93)
Tune-name: DIADEMATA
Meter: DSM
Score: Piano score
Key: E
Starting note: E
Time signature: 4/2
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Now Thank we All Our God 25
Lyrics: C Winkworth (1827-78)
Tune: J Crüger (1598-1662)
Tune-name: NUN DANKET
Meter: 67.67.66.66
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: C
Time signature: 4/3
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Praise
Now the Day is Over 114
Lyrics & tune: S Baring-Gould (1834-1924)
Tune-name: EUDOXIA
Meter: 65.65
Score: Piano score
Starting note: B
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Evening
O Come all ye Faithful 100
Lyrics: F Oakley (1802-80)
Tune: Unknown, 18th century melody
Tune-name: ADESTE FIDELES
Meter: Irreg.
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 6
Recommended uses: Christmas
O Jesus I have Promised 41
Lyrics: J E Bode (1816-74)
Tune: Basil Harwood (1859-1949)
Tune-name: THORNBURY
Meter: 76.76 D
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/2
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Tune: Basil Harwood (1859-1949)
Tune-name: DAY OF REST
Meter: 76.76 D
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: F
Time signature: 4/2
Number of verses: 5
O Little Town of Bethlehem 97
Lyrics: Phillip Brooks (1835-93)
Tune: English traditonal
Tune-name: FOREST GREEN
Meter: DCM Irreg
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: Low C
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Christmas
Tune: H Walford Davies (1869-1941)
Tune-name: CHRISTMAS CAROL
Meter: DCM Irreg
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: B
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Christmas
O Praise Ye the Lord 15
O praise ye the Lord, praise him in the height
Lyrics: H W Baker (1821-77)
Tune: H J Gauntlett (1805-76)
Tune-name: LAUDATE DOMINUM - Gauntlett
Meter: 55 55 65 65
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: B
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Praise
Tune: C Hubert H Parry (1848-1918)
Tune-name: LAUDATE DOMINUM - Parry
Meter: 55 55 65 65
Score: Piano score
Key: Bb
Starting note: F
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 4
O Worship the King 14
O worship the King, all glorious above
Lyrics: Robert Grant (1779-1838)
Tune: W Croft (1678-1727)
Tune-name: HANOVER
Meter: 55 55 65 65
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Praise
Once in Royal David's City 91
Lyrics: Cecil Frances Alexander (1818-1895)
Tune: H J Gauntlett (1805-76)
Tune-name: IRBY
Meter: 87.87.77
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: Low C
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Christmas
Onward Christian Soldiers 50
Onward Christian soldiers, marching as to war /
Lyrics: S Baring-Gould (1834-1924)
Tune: A S Sullivan (1842-1900)
Tune-name: ST GERTRUDE
Meter: 65.65 D and refrain
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: High C
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Praise my Soul the King of Heaven 18
Lyrics: H F Lyte (1793-1847)
Tune: J Goss (1800-80)
Tune-name: PRAISE MY SOUL
Meter: 87 87 87
Score: Piano score
Key: Bm
Starting note: A
Time signature: 2/2
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Praise
Tune: H Smart (1813-79)
Tune-name: REGENT SQUARE
Meter: 87 87 87
Score: Piano score
Key: C
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Praise the Lord Ye Heavens Adore Him 16
Lyrics: Unknown - from the Foundling Hospital Collection, 1796
Tune: F J Haydn (1732-1809)
Tune-name: AUSTRIAN HYMN
Meter: 87 87 D
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: F
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: Praise
Praise to the Holiest in the Height 117
Lyrics: J H Newman (1801-90)
Tune: T Haweis (1734-1820)
Tune-name: RICHMOND
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Evening
Tune: J B Dykes (1823-76)
Tune-name: GERONTIUS
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: B
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 5
Praise to the Lord 17
Praise to the Lord the almighty the king of creation
Lyrics: P Dearmer (1867-1936) and C Winkworth (1827-78)
Tune: Unknown - form Stralsund Gesangbuch 1655
Tune-name: LOBE DEN HERREN
Meter: 14 14 4 7 8
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: G
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Praise
Translated from J Neander (16560-80)
Rejoice O Land in God Thy Might 22
Lyrics: Robert Bridges (1844-1930)
Tune: W Knapp (1698-1768)
Tune-name: WAREHAM
Meter: LM
Score: Piano score
Key: Bb
Starting note: B
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Praise
Tune: Percy Buck (1871-1947)
Tune-name: GONFALON ROYAL
Meter: LM
Score: Piano score
Key: Ab
Starting note: E
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 3
Remember all the People 70
Lyrics: P Dearmer (18678-1936)
Tune: Tyrolese carol
Tune-name: TYROLESE
Meter: 76.76 d
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: The Kingdom of God
Ride On 109
Ride on! Ride on in majesty
Lyrics: H H Milan (1791-1868)
Tune: Unknown, from Musikalisches Handbook, 1690
Tune-name: WINCHESTER NEW
Meter: LM
Score: Piano score
Key: Bb
Starting note: F
Time signature: 4/2
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Easter
Saviour Teach me Day by Day 60
Lyrics: Jane E Leeson (1807-82)
Tune: W Boyce (1710-79)
Tune-name: BOYCE
Meter: 77.77
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: F
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Saviour Teach me Day by Day 60
Lyrics:
Tune: J Smith (1800-73)
Tune-name: INNOCENTS
Meter: 77.77
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: F
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
See Amid the Winter's Snow 92
Lyrics: E Caswall (1814-78)
Tune: J Goss (1800-80)
Tune-name: OXFORD
Meter: 77.77 and refrain
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 6
Recommended uses: Christmas
Silent Night 93
Silent night, holy night
Lyrics: Joseph Mohr (1792-1848)
Tune: F Gruber (1787-1863)
Tune-name: STILLE NACHT
Meter: Irreg.
Score: Piano score
Key: C
Starting note: G
Time signature: 6/8
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Christmas
So Here Hath Been Dawning 59
Lyrics: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)
Tune: English traditonal
Tune-name: HARDWICK
Meter: 65.65 D irreg
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: A
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Soldiers of Christ Arise 52
Lyrics: Charles Wesley (1707-88)
Tune: W H Monk (1823-89)
Tune-name: ST ETHEL WALD
Meter: SM
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: High D
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Tune: E W Naylor (1867-1934)
Tune-name: FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH
Meter: DSM
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/2
Number of verses: 3
Staff of Faith 55
My faith it is an oaken staff
Lyrics: T T Lynch (1818-71)
Tune: Swiss traditional melody
Tune-name: THE STAFF OF FAITH
Meter: 86.86.88.86
Score: Piano score
Key: Eb
Starting note: Low B
Time signature: 4/2
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Stand Up Stand Up for Jesus 49
Lyrics: G Duffield (1818-88)
Tune: G J Webb (1803-87)
Tune-name: MORNING LIGHT
Meter: 76.76 D
Score: Piano score
Key: A
Starting note: E
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
The First Nowell 98
Lyrics: Unknown - from Sandys's Collection, 1833
Tune: from Sandy's Collection, 1833
Tune-name: THE FIRST NOWELL
Meter: Irreg.
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: F
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 6
Recommended uses: Christmas
The Wise may Bring Their Learning 48
Lyrics: Not stated
Tune: John Stainer (1840-1901)
Tune-name: IN MEMORIAM
Meter: 76.76 D
Score: Piano score
Key: Eb
Starting note: G
Time signature: 6/8
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
May also be sung to TRYOLESE no 70
There is a Green Hill Far Away 110
Lyrics: Cecil Frances Alexander (1818-1895)
Tune: W Horsley (1744-1858)
Tune-name: HORSLEY
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: Eb
Starting note: E
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Easter
There's not a Tint 85
There's not a tint that paints the rose
Lyrics: J C Wallace
Tune: G M Garrett (1834-97)
Tune-name: BEULAH
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: Eb
Starting note: G
Time signature: 4/2
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: God in Nature
Through the Night 5
Through the night thy angels kept
Lyrics: W Canton (1845-1926)
Tune: G Joseph's 'Seelenlust' (1657)
Tune-name: KEINE SCHONHEIT HAT DIE WELT
Meter: 77.77
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: F
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 2
Recommended uses: Morning
Through the Night of Doubt and Sorrow 53
Lyrics: B S Ingemann (1789-1862), tr S Baring-Gould (1834-1924)
Tune: Martin Shaw (1875-1958)
Tune-name: MARCHING
Meter: 87.87
Score: Piano score
Key: A
Starting note: Low C
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Tune: J B Dykes (1823-76)
Tune-name: ST OSWALD
Meter: 87.87
Score: Piano score
Key: D
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 5
To be a Pilgrim 40
He who would valiant be
Lyrics: P Dearmer (1867-1936), after John Bunyan (1628-88)
Tune: English traditonal
Tune-name: MONKS GATE
Meter: 11 11.12 11
Score: Piano score
Key: Eb
Starting note: E
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
To God Who Makes all Lovely Things 82
Lyrics: J M C Crumm (1872-1958)
Tune: Irish traditional
Tune-name: DANIEL
Meter: LM
Score: Piano score
Key: E
Starting note: E
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 7
Recommended uses: God in Nature
We Build our School 33
We build our school on thee O Lord
Lyrics: S W Meyer (1856-1946)
Tune: W H Monk (1823-89)
Tune-name: ST MATTHIAS
Meter: 88.88.88
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: A
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: School
We Plough the Fields and Scatter 86
Lyrics: J M Campbell (1817-1878)
Tune: J A P Schulz (1747-1800)
Tune-name: WIR PFLUGEN
Meter: 76.76 D and refrain
Score: Piano score
Key: Bb
Starting note: F
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: God in Nature
Translated from a work by M Claudius (1749-1815)
We Thank Thee Lord 87
We thank thee, Lord, for this fair earth
Lyrics: G E L Cotton (1813-66)
Tune: H Phillips c 1806
Tune-name: NEW BABBATH
Meter: LM
Score: Piano score
Key: C
Starting note: A
Time signature: 3/2
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: God in Nature
We Three Kings 108
We three kings of Orient are / O, star of wonder, star of might
Lyrics & tune: J H Hopkins Jnr (1820-91)
Tune-name: WE THREE KINGS
Meter: 88.86 and refrain
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: B
Time signature: 3/8
Number of verses: 5
Recommended uses: Epiphany
When God Made Creation 119
Lyrics: M E Rose
Tune: M Krüger
Tune-name: NOW LET US HASTEN
Meter: 6 6 11. 6 6 10
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Evening
When Knight Won His Spurs 66
When a kinight won his spurs, in the stories of old
Lyrics: Jan Struther (1901-53)
Tune: English traditonal
Tune-name: STOWEY
Meter: 11 11.11 11. Irreg
Score: Piano score
Key: Fm
Starting note: A
Time signature: 3/4
Number of verses: 3
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
When Lamps are Lighted 6
When lamps are lighted in the town
Lyrics: M M Penstone (1859-1910)
Tune: F H Barthélémon (1741-1808)
Tune-name: BALLERMA
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: A
Starting note: A
Time signature: 6/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Morning
When the Herds were Watching 90
Lyrics: W Canton (1845-1926)
Tune: Martin Shaw (1875-1958)
Tune-name: GAMBLE
Meter: 65.65.D
Score: Piano score
Key: G
Starting note: D
Time signature: 6/8
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Christmas
While Sheherds Watched 96
Lyrics: Nahum Tate (1652-1715)
Tune: Unknown, from Este's Psalter, 1592
Tune-name: WINCHESTER OLD
Meter: CM
Score: Piano score
Key: F
Starting note: F
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 6
Recommended uses: Christmas
Wise Men Seeking Jesus 58
Lyrics: J T East (1860-1937)
Tune: A H Mann (1850-1930)
Tune-name: WORSHIP
Meter: 65.65
Score: Piano score
Key: Fm
Starting note: E
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 6
Recommended uses: Following Jesus
Ye Holy Angels Bright 21
Ye Holy angels bright, who wait at God's right hand
Lyrics: R Baxter )1615-91) and others
Tune: J Darwall (1731-89)
Tune-name: DARWALL'S 14TH
Meter: 66.66.88
Score: Piano score
Key: C
Starting note: Low c
Time signature: 4/4
Number of verses: 4
Recommended uses: Praise




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