Sounding ChildhoodMain Menu30 Selections from the Top Ranking Hymns for ChildrenAlphabetical Index of Hymn TitlesScoresRecordingsTimelineCredits, 2015 Recording & WebsiteCredits, Permissions and CopyrightWorks CitedRehearsal VideosPart 2--Songs for School and PlayPart 3--Bands of Mercy SongsAlisa Clapp-ItnyreAlisa Clapp-Itnyre ea81b58f96dc50ac6f0312cb8dfd4bbc7d5bfddcSOUNDING VICTORIAN Project 2016
Each Little Flower that Opens
12018-05-22T18:45:18+00:00Alisa Clapp-Itnyre ea81b58f96dc50ac6f0312cb8dfd4bbc7d5bfddc15plain2019-02-27T20:58:36+00:00Alisa Clapp-Itnyre ea81b58f96dc50ac6f0312cb8dfd4bbc7d5bfddcThis song, also known as "All things bright and beautiful," was written by Cecil Francis Alexander, by Anglican children's-hymn-writer, and found in her collection Hymns for Little Children (1848), published at the height of the High Church Anglican movement to bring people to the Church of England. The collection was very influential, as she wrote complex theology in simplified, poetic ways for children. Three of her hymns have never, in fact, gone out of currency: "All things bright and beautiful," "Once in Royal David's city," and "There's a green hill far away," for praise, Christmas, and Lent, respectively. Many composers have set her delightful verse to music including..... and even contemporary composer John Rutter. This versionsung by the children was set to a "German air" in Sarah Eddy's Songs of Happy Life: For Schools, and Bands of Mercy (1897).
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