Come, Thou almighty King (Felice Giardini)
- Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2022-07-11). Score information: A4, 1 page, 50 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: The hymn with harmony and underlaid words in the version published in The Hymnal 1982.
- Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2022-07-11). Score information: A4, 1 page, 113 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: The hymn in the version published in The Hymnal 1982, melody with words.
- Editor: Brigid Baker (submitted 2010-04-19). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 120 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes:
First published: 1841 in Carmina Sacra (Lowell Mason), no. 220b
2nd published: 1917
Description: This stirring composition, called "Italian Hymn," was written by Felice Giardini (1716-1796), and with these words has become one of the most widely used hymns. The words, generally attributed to Charles Wesley, appeared in 1756. The hymn has been translated into several languages and is sung by many nations. The words are not found in published or manuscript works of Charles Wesley, and are considered to be by an anonymous author. See discussion at Come, Thou almighty King.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Come, Thou almighty King.