Songs of Grace and Glory
Songs of Grace and Glory (1872). The full title of this book was Songs of Grace & Glory for Private, Family, & Public Worship. Hymnal Treasures of the Church of Christ from the Sixth to the Nineteenth Century. It was edited by Charles Busbridge Snepp*, vicar of Perry Barr, near Birmingham. The Preface was dated November 1871.
It contained 1025 hymns, followed by 12 doxologies. For the music it used Havergal’s Psalmody and Century of Chants from ‘old Church Psalmody’ (1871) prepared by Frances Ridley Havergal* from her father’s tunes, with some new ones composed by her ‘to meet the requirements of special metres’ described as being ‘of the same high character as those of her revered...
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