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Hymn tune O master let me walk with thee
« on: Monday 26 April 21 10:02 BST (UK) »
I have recently come across a setting to this hymn which I had not heard before and wondered if anyone could enlighten me please.
The attached is an outline which I managed to fill in but bars 10, 11 and 12 are a little doubtful.
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Re: Hymn tune O master let me walk with thee
« Reply #1 on: Monday 26 April 21 10:14 BST (UK) »
Try Googling it. There's a lot on line.
Smith Tiplady Boulton Branthwaite King Miller Woolfall Bretherton Archer and many more

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Re: Hymn tune O master let me walk with thee
« Reply #2 on: Monday 26 April 21 12:55 BST (UK) »
This video claims to be of the 1879 version of the hymn, although I cannot verify that myself.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cb378XWIBjM
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Re: Hymn tune O master let me walk with thee
« Reply #3 on: Monday 26 April 21 13:00 BST (UK) »
This page says that Washington Gladden, who wrote the text of the hymn, said he wanted it to be set to Maryton.

https://hymnary.org/text/o_master_let_me_walk_with_thee
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Re: Hymn tune O master let me walk with thee
« Reply #4 on: Monday 26 April 21 13:33 BST (UK) »
Thank you for the replies. Yes I was aware that Maryton was the preferred tune but as with many hymns other tunes are used in different hymn collections.
The setting which I am looking for was used by The Melbourne Staff Band Singers in a recoding which I heard recently so I presume it may heve been a special S A arrangement.
Will keep trying. :-\
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« Reply #5 on: Monday 26 April 21 13:54 BST (UK) »
Ah sorry I'd misunderstood you.

I managed to find the page on discogs which says which recording it may have been on. Unfortunately it doesn't give much more information.

https://www.discogs.com/The-Melbourne-Staff-Band-of-The-Salvation-Army-Sings/release/12438911

The band you mention has a Facebook page. Perhaps you can message them and ask?
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Re: Hymn tune O master let me walk with thee
« Reply #7 on: Monday 26 April 21 13:58 BST (UK) »
I can't find Golden Slumbers online. However I could find Golden Slippers by Norman Bearcroft. I wonder if they are the same?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4c3NfEXdS4

OK, if you google Norman Bearcroft and Golden Slumbers a few versions do turn up, just nothing audio or video that I can share with you.
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Re: Hymn tune O master let me walk with thee
« Reply #8 on: Monday 26 April 21 14:05 BST (UK) »
Thanks Stanwix England.
Definitely not Golden Slippers (Cornet solo)  but I will now search for Golden Slumbers.
Appreciate your helpful investigations.
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