Bright the vision that delighted

A hymn to sing along with…

The prophet Isaiah is the “Judah’s seer” referred to in this hymn translated from the original Latin by Revd Richard Mant (1776-1848). He wrote or translated a number of hymns, of which this is the best-known.

The composer Richard Redhead (1820-1901) was for 25 years the organist at All Saints’, Margaret Street in London (see below). He wrote many hymn tunes that are in regular use. This tune is known as “Redhead No 46”.

All Saints’, Margaret Street, London

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