Tuesday, February 28, 2012

WORSHIP - Ultimate Edition (Part VII)

In this installment, "O".  There are lots of 'em!  Almost enough to make a bowl of Cheerios!

Don't forget the disclaimers!  Only hymns that appeared in at least one of the four Worship edition.  We may change a few tunes, but the texts are all from a Worship hymnal of some species.

So: here we go!

255. O Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit (Worship IV, #738) Tune: Kontakion. Key of F.
256. O Breathe on Me, O Breath of God (Worship III, #728)  Tune: St. Columba.  Key of E-flat, with footnote: "For lower key, see The King of Love my Shepherd Is".
257. O Christ the Healer We Have Come (Worship III, #747)  Tune: Erhalt Uns, Herr. Key of E minor.
258. O Come, All Ye Faithful (Worship II, #193 for English verses, Worship III, #392 for the FOUR Latin Adeste Fideles verses).  Tune: Adeste Fideles.  Key of G.
259. O Come, Divine Messiah (Worship II, #194).  Add third verse from the St. Michael Hymnal.  Tune: Venez, Divin Messie.  Key of G.
260. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Worship II, #195).  Add Latin Veni, Veni, Emmanuel.  Tune: Chant, Mode I.  Key of E minor.
261. O Day of Peace (Worship III, #654)  Tune: Jerusalem.  Key of D.
262. O Father, All-Creating (Worship III, #744).  Tune: Aurelia.  Key of D.
263. O Food of Exiles Lowly (First tune) (Worship IV, #557), yes, with the Latin O Esca Viatorum.  Tune: Innsbruck (known in some hymnals as First Friday).  Key of F.
264. O Food of Exiles Lowly (Second tune) Same notes as #261.  Tune by Johann Michael Haydn.  Key of C.
265. O For a Heart to Praise My God (Worship II, #196).  Tune: Caithness (Worship II uses a tune by Malcolm Williamson).  Key of D.
266. O Gladsome Light, O Grace (Worship II, #197).  Tune: Nunc Dimittis.  Key of F.
267. O God, beyond All Praising (Worship IV, #627).  Tune: Thaxted. Key of B-flat.
268. O God, by Whose Almighty Plan (Worship II, #198).  Tune: Vater Unser. Tonic: C.
269. O God, O Lord of Heaven and Earth (Worship II, #199). Tune: Wittenburg New. Tonic: F (has an E-flat signature).
270. O God of Every Nation (Worship II, #200).  Tune: Langloffan (Worship II and III uses Pike by Calvin Hampton; Worship IV uses Passion Chorale).  Key of G minor.
271. O God of Love, O King of Peace (First tune) (Worship II, #201).  Tune: Wilderness (the tune in Worship II).  Key of E minor.
272. O God of Love, O King of Peace (Second tune) (same text).  Quebec (the tune in We Celebrate).  Key of F.
273. O God, Our Help in Ages Past (Worship II, #203).  Tune: St. Anne.  Key of B-flat with footnote: "For higher key, see Behold Our Good and Great High Priest"
274. O God, You Search Me and You Know Me (Worship IV, #580) Tune by Bernadette Farrell (the only tune of hers that made the cut).  Key of D.
275. O Holy City, Seen of John (Worship II, #204).  Tune: Morning Song.  Key of F minor.
276. O Holy Lord, by All Adored (Worship I, #76).  Tune: Mit Freuden Zart.  Key of C with footnote: "For higher key, see Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above".
277. O Holy Spirit, by Whose Breath (Worship II, #205). Tune: Veni, Creator Spiritus (arranged by Harry Wojick).  Tonic: D.  Footnote: "For Latin, see Veni, Creator Spiritus".
278. O Holy Spirit, Come to Us (Worship I, #65).  Tune: Tallis' Ordinal.  Key of D.
279. O Jesus Christ, May Grateful Hymns Be Rising (Worship III, #646).  Tune: Charterhouse.  Key of F.
280. O King of Might and Splendor (Worship II, #206).  Tune by A. Gregory Murray.  Key of A minor.
281. O Little Town of Bethlehem (First tune) (Worship II, #207). Tune: St. Louis. Key of F.
282. O Little Town of Bethlehem (Second tune) (same text). Tune: Forest Green. Key of F.
283. O Lord, You Died that All Might Live (Worship III, #740).  Tune: Melita. Key of C.
284. O Most Holy, One and Only (Worship II, #208).  Tune: Hungarian Mass Song.  Key of G.
285. O Perfect Love (Worship I, #152).  Tune: Sandringham.  Key of D.
286. O Praise Ye the Lord (Worship II, #210).  Tune: Laudate Dominum. Key of B-flat in people's book, with low-key option in A-flat in organ book.
287. O Radiant Christ, Incarnate Word (Worship IV, #589).  Tune: Wareham. Key of A.
288. O Radiant Light, O Sun Divine (Worship III, #12). (Text from Evening Prayer) Tune: Jesu, Dulcis Memoria. Key of A minor.
289. O Sacred Head Surrounded (Worship II, #211).  Tune: Passion Chorale.  Key of C.
290. O Salutaris Hostia (First Tune) (Worship II, #212).  With English O Saving Victim, Opening Wide.  Tune: Duguet. Key of E-flat.
291. O Salutaris Hostia (Second Tune) (same texts).  Tune: Werner. Key of G.
292. O Sanctissima (Worship IV, #903) with English O Most Holy One.  Tune: O Du Fröliche (a slight alteration of the tune Sicilian Marieners).  Key of D in the people's book, with "low key option" in C in the organ book.
293. O Sun of Justice (Worship III, #424).  Tune: Jesu, Dulcis Memoria.  Key of A minor.
294. O That I Had a Thousand Voices (Worship III, #526) - Be sure to restore any thee's/thou's that might be missing.  Tune: Metzner.  Key of E-flat.
295. O Wondrous Type, O Vision Fair (First tune) (Worship II, #215). Tune: Agincourt.  Key of C minor.
296. O Wondrous Type, O Vision Fair (Second tune) (same text). Tune: Wareham.  Key of A.
297. Of the Father's Love Begotten (Worship II, #216). Tune: Divinum Mysterium. Key of E-flat. (If I put it in D, you have an extremely low A towards the end.)
298. On Jordan's Bank (Worship II, #218).  Tune: Winchester New.  Key of B-flat in the people's book, with "low key option" in A-flat in the organ book.
299. On this Day, the First of Days (Worship II, #219).  Tune: Gott Sei Dank.  Key of C.
300. Once in Royal David's City (Worship II, #220).  Tune: Irby.  Key of F.
301. Only-Begotten, Word of God Eternal (Worship II, #221).  Tune: Iste Confessor.  Key of D minor.
302. Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty (Worship II, #222).  Tune: Unser Herrsher (titled as Neander in some hymnals).  Key of B-flat.
303. Our Father, by Whose Name (Worship II, #223).  Tune: Rhosymedre.  Key of G.
304. Our Father, We Have Wandered (Worship III, #755).  Tune: Passion Chorale.  Key of C.
305. Over the Chaos of the Empty Waters (Worship III, #483) Tune: Bickford with footnote: Alternate tune: Iste Confessor; see Only-Begotten, Word of God Eternal.  Key of D.

There.  The "O"s are done!

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