William Henry Monk

16 March 1823–1 March 1889 

William Henry Monk, Hymns Ancient & Modern Historical Edition (London, 1909).

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Parish Choir (Tractarian Society, 1846–51)

Hymns Ancient & Modern

1st ed. (1861): PDF
Annotated by Louis Biggs (1867): PDF
with Appendix (1868): PDF
2nd ed. (1875): PDF
with Supplement (1889): PDF
Historical Companion (1889): PDF

Congregational Hymn & Tune Book, ed. R.R. Chope

1st ed. (ca. 1858)
Enlarged ed. (1862): PDF

The Holy Year (1865): PDF

Introits, from Advent to Easter (ca. 1865): WorldCat

Introits for Use throughout the Year (ca. 1865): WorldCat

Introits and Anthems (ca. 1868): WorldCat

The Book of Psalms in Metre and The Scottish Hymnal (1872, multiple eds.): WorldCat

Book of Anthems for Use in Public Worship (1875, multiple eds.): WorldCat

The Church of Scotland Psalm and Hymn Tune Book (1876): WorldCat

Hymns for Mission Services (1877): WorldCat

The Psalter and Canticles (1878): WorldCat

Songs of Zion (1878): WorldCat

The Children's Hymnal (1881): HathiTrust

The Canticles Pointed for Chanting (ca. 1885): WorldCat

The Congregational Psalmist Hymnal (1886): PDF

The Book of Common Prayer, Edited with Plain Song and Appropriate Music (1891): WorldCat

Related Resources:

J. Spencer Curwen, “Mr. W.H. Monk and church music,” Studies in Worship Music, First Series, 3rd ed. (London: J. Curwen & Sons, 1901), pp. 403-409 : Archive.org

Bernarr Rainbow, The Choral Revival in the Anglican church, 1839–1872 (London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1970).

Nicholas Temperley, The Music of the English Parish Church, vol. 1 (Cambridge: University Press, 1979).

Ian Bradley, Abide with Me: The World of Victorian Hymns (London: SCM Press, 1997).

Paul Westermeyer, “William Henry Monk,” Let the People Sing: Hymn Tunes in Perspective (Chicago: GIA, 2005), pp. 233-234.

Judith Blezzard, “William Henry Monk,” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography:

William Henry Monk at Hymnary.org:

William Henry Monk at Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology: