Our Hymn of the Week this week is #1064. This rendition is performed by Michael Tacy, Music Director of the Gathering at Northern Hills. The lyrics were written by Peter Mayer, https://www.petermayer.com/, a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and recording artist in Nashville. The musical composer for this hymn is Rowland H. Prichard (1811-1887), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rowland_Prichard. He composed this tune, called “Hyfrodol”, in 1830. The tune is published in many hymnals and Welsh periodicals.
Enjoy this beautiful hymn. The lyrics are on the video if you want to sing along. On YouTube, enjoy Blue Boat Home.