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Articles published since the launch of the Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology in October 2013.

Published in 2015

Village Hymns for Social Worship

God, who made the earth

My heart and voice I raise

Another six days' work is done

Years I spent in vanity and pride

William Reed Newell

Infant holy, infant lowly

Ades Pater supreme

Remember, O thou man

Wesley Forbis

Another year is dawning

Standing at the portal

Omnipotent Redeemer

We hail thy Presence glorious

O word of pity, for our pardon pleading

Rise in the strength of God

Eric Werner

Christian Congregational Music Conference

Thy word is like a garden, Lord

Georg Thurmair

Paul Ables

We praise you, Lord, for Jesus Christ

Saviour, like a shepherd lead us

We praise thy name, all-holy Lord

The Church of God a kingdom is

Henry Wilder Foote

Eternal, spotless Lamb of God

Melva Wilson Costen

O God in heaven, whose loving plan

Thou who dost rule on high

Servant of all, to toil for man

The Lord is risen indeed

Hark! ten thousand harps and voices

Hark! ten thousand voices cry

Rejoice in the Lord (1985)

Royal School of Church Music

There is a Balm in Gilead

Saviour, send a blessing to us

Come see the place where Jesus lay

I sing the birth was born tonight

David J. Evans

Be still, for the Presence of the Lord

Hark! the voice of love and mercy

Jonathan Evans

Braille hymns and hymnals, USA

Wherefore, O Father, we thy humble servants

John Henry Maunder

Samuel P. Tregelles

Lord, you have searched and known my ways

Some glad morning when this life is o'er

O God, Thy world is sweet with prayer

Wherewith, O God, shall I draw near

Behold, where in a mortal form

R. John Blackley

God loved the world of sinners lost

Martha Matilda Stockton

No! not despairingly

Facing a task unfinished

The sower went forth sowing

Christ, Who once amongst us

William St Hill Bourne

Believers Hymn Book

Holy Father, in thy mercy

Isabella Stephana Stevenson

O Thou who driest the mourner's tear

Thy heaven, on which 'tis bliss to look

The turf shall be my fragrant shrine

Thou art, O God, the life and light

Come, ye disconsolate, where'er you languish

Thomas Moore

Dear Master, in whose life I see

Who'll be the next to follow Jesus

Heavenly Father, bless me now

Alexander Clark

New Church Hymnal

William Tuckey

O Thou whose hand hath brought us

The glory of the spring how sweet

Gracious Power, the world pervading

Though lowly here our lot may be

Lloyd A. Pfautsch

I heard the bells on Christmas Day

O Son of Man, our hero strong and tender

Wise men, seeking Jesus

Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesu Christ

This is the glorious gospel word

O come, Redeemer of the earth

Hail, glorious Saint Patrick, dear Saint of our isle

O thou by long experience tried

In his temple now behold him

Henry John Pye

O Saviour of the world, we pray

Lord, we believe to us and ours

I want the spirit of power within

Joy! because the circling year

All things praise thee, Lord most high

Almost persuaded now to believe

Holy Ghost, we bid thee welcome

Morning breaks upon the tomb

Return, O wanderer, return

Sing we the praises of the great forerunner

Thomas Vincent Fosbery

O Christ, Who art the Light and Day

William John Copeland

The great forerunner of the morn

O God, Thy soldiers' Crown and Guard

Deus tuorum militum

Praise to God Who reigns above

O Thou Whose all-redeeming might

Richard Meux Benson

God of the strong, God of the weak

To Thee, eternal soul, be praise

Richard Watson Gilder

Hark! what mean those holy voices

I think, when I read that sweet story of old

Almighty God, Thy word is cast

James Ellor

Before Thy throne, O God, we kneel

What service shall we render thee

Lord, Thy servants forth are going

William Edward Winks

Weary of earth, and laden with my sin

Lord of the harvest, it is right and meet

Nehemiah Shumway

Through midnight gloom from Macedon

They come, God's messengers of love

Conquering kings their titles take

By the holy hills surrounded

Jesu, Lord, Redeemer

Jesu, meek and lowly

Jesu, my Lord, my God, my all

Unto thy temple, Lord, we come

Robert Collyer

Eduard Kremser

I cannot tell why He, whom angels worship

By and by

Text and tune: an introduction

From all Thy saints in warfare

Bevor die Sonne sinkt

Christa Weiß

Richard Hillert

Frances Carey Brock

We gather together to ask the Lord's blessing

Lord, Thy mercy now entreating

Mary Ann Sidebotham

To thy pastures fair and large

Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende

How sweet, how heavenly is the sight

O Thou in whose presence my soul takes delight

Joseph Swain

Nun jauchzet, all ihr Frommen

O Heilger Geist, kehr bei uns ein

Michael Schirmer

Ye gates, lift up your heads on high

Published in 2014

Day by day, dear Lord

O Jesu, Blessèd Lord, to Thee

Sleep thy last sleep

O Lord, be with us when we sail

Edward Arthur Dayman

Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?

In our dear Lord's garden


Harry Coopersmith

Theodore Baker

Emily Snider Andrews

From every stormy wind that blows

Altar Hymnal

I hoped that with the brave and strong

Oppressed with sin and woe

O Beulah land, sweet Beulah land

William Enfield

O King of kings, Whose reign of old

For my sake and the Gospel's, go

O God, unseen but very near

Chinese Christian hymnody

Nicholas Ballanta

O God, unseen yet ever near

Christ hath a garden walled around

We are a garden walled around

Carl Gotthelf Gläser

Jesus, the Conqueror, reigns

Believe not those who say (1)

Christ is our corner-stone (1)

As now the sun's declining rays

John Wesley's Collection of Psalms and Hymns (1737)

Sedulius Scottus

John Harper

Jesus, we love to meet

Elizabeth Parson

Soldiers, who are Christ's below

Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-Book

Meyn Seel erhebt den herren meyn

Symphorianus Pollio

O holy night, the stars are brightly shining

Come sing, ye choirs exultant

Georgios Rhaidestenos

Daniel Protopsaltes

Konstantinos Byzantios

The Lord is in his holy place

Ye who own the faith of Jesus

On the eve of Christmas

Arthur Morris Jones

Abide among us with thy grace

We walk by faith, and not by sight

Let us break bread together on our knees

Paul M. Abels

Minuit, chrétiens, c'est l'heure solennelle

Placide Cappeau

Blest are the moments, doubly blest

Up to the throne of God is borne

Born in the night

Olney Hymns

Was mein Gott will, gescheh allzeit

How are thy servants blest, O Lord

When rising from the bed of death

A stable lamp is lighted

James Mountain

Lord, I hear of showers of blessing

Elizabeth Codner

O Holy Spirit, root of love

Jean Janzen

O Thou who makest souls to shine

John Armstrong

For your holy book we thank you

Lord, now the time returns

Hail glorious angels, heirs of light

Behold we come, dear Lord, to Thee

Almighty Father, hear our cry

Like a river glorious

Trust and obey

When we walk with the Lord

John H. Sammis

Children of Jerusalem

Majestic sweetness sits enthroned

On Jordan's stormy banks I stand

Brightly beams our Father's mercy

Signing hymns

Come, all whoe'er have set

Go tell it on the mountain

Sowing in the morning, sowing seeds of kindness

Bringing in the sheaves

Knowles Shaw

Guter Hirt, du hast gestillt

Johann Wilhelm Meinhold

Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts

Jesus, Lord, Redeemer

Come Sunday

A mighty fortress is our God

Frederic Henry Hedge

Edmund Stuart Palmer

Du hast uns, Herr, gerufen (1)

Uns wird erzählt von Jesus Christ

Kurt Rommel

Swing low, sweet chariot

William L. Dawson

He never said a mumbalin' word

Lambeth Praise

Kum ba yah, my Lord

Thomas O. Summers

O Lord of every lovely thing

Watchman tell us of the night

LindaJo McKim

Deep river

George H. Shorney

Were you there when they crucified my Lord

Tony Alonso

Go down, Moses

God has blotted them out

George Mulrain

Terry W. York

Lucius Chapin

Knocking, knocking, who is there (1)

Fred Gealy

Ruth Thomas

Nobody knows the trouble I see

Lord, of thy mercy hear our cry

O Thou who didst with love untold

Thou art gone up on high

Glory to Thee, O Lord

Emma Toke

Liedboek - Zingen en Bidden

Marion J. Hatchett

A.M. Allchin

David Meece

William Cooke

Dottie Rambo

Dove Awards

Gospel Music Association (GMA)

Singers Glen

Ralph Carmichael (1)

There's a land that is fairer than day (1)

Nathaniel D. Gould

The Hymnary (1872)

We'll understand it better by and by.

There's a land that is fairer than day

By and by

Tommy Coomes

Francis Albert Clark

Steal away to Jesus

Behold the great Creator makes (2)



Published in Autumn 2013

Benjamin F. Crawford

O Heart of Jesus, Heart of God

Georgiana Fullerton

Sweet Sacrament divine

Elkanah Dare

Oxford Hymn Book

Amos Pilsbury

Carl Døving (1)

Ämelie Juliane Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt

Bring many names

Virgil Clarence Funk

Built on the rock the church doth stand

When the mists have rolled in splendor

Annie Herbert

Herman G. Stuempfle

Nothing but leaves!

Lucy Akerman

Samuel Gregory Ould

Brenton Brown

Judge Jefferson Cleveland

Thy holy wings, O Savior

Children of the Heavenly Father

Amzi Chapin

Maria Luise Thurmair

Marie Barnett

John Barnett

Glenn E. Burleigh

Glenn E.Burleigh

Johann S. Buis

Christian Reformed Church in North America


Es ist ein' Ros entsprungen

Jim Strathdee

Margaret Leask

Ad Den Besten

Lift every voice and sing

The earth is yours

Wind of God, dynamic Spirit

All creating heavenly giver

From the slave pens of the delta

GIA Publications, Inc.

God who hast caused to be written thy word for our learning

T. Herbert O'Driscoll

Gadsby's hymns

William Gadsby

Per Harling

Montreat Conferences on Worship and Music

Glenn E.Burleigh

Johann S. Buis

Christian Reformed Church in North America


Es ist ein' Ros entsprungen

Jim Strathdee

Margaret Leask

Ad Den Besten

Lift every voice and sing

The earth is yours

Wind of God, dynamic Spirit

All creating heavenly giver

From the slave pens of the delta

GIA Publications, Inc.

God who hast caused to be written thy word for our learning

T. Herbert O'Driscoll

Gadsby's hymns

William Gadsby

Per Harling

Montreat Conferences on Worship and Music

BBC Songs of Praise

Charles Price Jones

Chartist hymnody