Herbert Howells: Lord, By Whose Breath All Souls And Seeds Are Living

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Catalogue No: NOV441455
Composer: Herbert Howells
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work
The poetry set by Howells was written by Scottish poet Andrew Young, a prolific writer of hymns who is perhaps best known for ‘There Is A Happy Land’. This major/modal hymn is particularly appropriate for Harvest Festival and has been used effectively as an introit and collection hymn.Herbert Howells is a giant of 20th century Anglican church music, the remainder of whose oeuvre is in the process of gaining new appreciation. He wrote this hymn as a commission for The Cambridge Hymnal, published in 1967, a collection that combine the novel forms of sung worship with traditional tunes.
Skill Level: Easy Explain this
Language: English
Publisher: Novello & Co Ltd.