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Text: Augustus Toplady and Thomas Hastings, ‘Rock of ages’ in several compilations

Type of text
hymn
Contained in

Short lantern readings: no. 32 (Holmfirth: Bamforth & Co., 1901) (lyrics only)

William H. Monk (comp. Henry Baker), [Hymns ancient and modern] (London: Novello, 1860), item 184

Contributors

lyricist: TOPLADY, Reverend Augustus  (1740-1778)

composer: HASTINGS, Thomas  (1784-1872)

Main language(s)
English
Notes
The date is that of the first and most popular setting of Toplady's poem, which was written in 1763 and published 1775; there were several alternative tunes.
Associated slide sets

reading for Rock of ages (song: York & Son, 4 slides, n.d.)

reading for Rock of ages (song: Newton & Co., 4 slides, in/before 1909)

reading for Rock of ages (song: Newton & Co., 8 slides, in/before 1925)

reading for Rock of ages (song: Riley Brothers, 6 slides, 1892)

reading for Rock of ages (song: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1901)

reading for Rock of ages (song: Bamforth & Co., 4 slides, 1905)

Collections

copy in MLS Slide Readings Library, item 91811   Open PDF file

Lucerna ID 4002568

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 7 February 2012

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