Mawson, Linda

Arranger, Author & Composer

Linda was born in Woking, Surrey 1947. She studied at the Royal College of Music and gained a  BMus, GRSM, ARCM (Piano)  Having worked in Music Education as both Piano Teacher and Secondary Music Teacher, Linda retired from teaching in July 2006. Her husband Peter also retired from Music education and early in 2007, they moved to Bristol where Peter served as co-Pastor in an Evangelical church in Headley Park. In May 2012 they moved again to Tenterden , Kent, where Peter is currently the Pastor of Trinity Baptist Church. Linda has served as music coordinator in each of the local churches she has belonged to and has also served within the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches in preparing music and as organist and pianist for Conferences.

Linda was invited to be music adviser and member of the Modern Songs team for Praise!, where her work is first published; subsequently she joined its Editorial Board as Member and Trustee. As such Linda has been involved in reviewing and selecting words and reviewing, composing and arranging music for both the book and online versions of the collection.

For many years she prepared a children’s chorus for a summer Bible Club; she had 23 compositions and 41 arrangements (many for instrumental groups and choirs) to her credit by the time of the publication of the hymn-book in 2000.  Text nos.378, 796. Tune nos.2A, 100=440, 119A*, 119E*, 133B, 166, 190*, 195*, 202*=548*, 245, 248*=815*, 270, 275*, 295*, 324*, 328*, 350*, 361*, 363*, 367*, 371*, 378, 404, 408*, 432*, 453*=910*, 462*, 474*, 480*, 510*, 512, 516*, 519, 531=784, 534=623, 579*, 598, 614*, 636*, 655, 667*, 675*, 676*, 683*, 684*, 710*, 715*, 729*, 733*, 779, 784, 789=926, 795=887, 796, 804*, 869*, 882, 885*, 895*, 914, 920*, 922*, 937*, 946*, 948*, 973*, 1205*, 1217*, 1252*.

Tunes and arrangements by Mawson, Linda

Tune Name
Abbey Wood
Above the clash of creeds
Adeste Fideles
All The Way (extended)
And he shall reign
As the heavens are higher than the earth
At the cross of Jesus
At your feet we fall
Austria
Ava
Avonwick
Beaverwood
Because he lives
Bishopsteignton
Blaid’s Wood
Caister
Callow End
Certain Hope
Christ Arose
Cleanse Me From My Sin
Creation’s Heirs
Crofton (extended)
Crofton Lane
Crossways
Cuckfield
Darwall’s 148th
Deva
Diademata
Ellers
Elstree Hill
Everlasting Love (extended)
Exalted Name
Frère Jacques
Globetrotters
Glorious Coming
Hazelmere
Highridge Green
His mercy is more
Holy Father, rich in mercy
How Great Thou Art
Ilich
In Heavenly Armour
Infant Holy
Iris (extended)
It Is Well
Kennington
Kennington (adapted)
Kester
King of kings, majesty
Lakhnadon
Lasst uns erfreuen
Latimer
Lest I Forget
Lyngham (extended)
M’Cheyne
Maidstone
Maryton
Matchless care
Melanie
Met de Boom
Moordown (11 10 11 10 11 10 11 12)
Moordown (11 10 11 10 D)
Morden
More About Jesus
Mount Hermon
My Saviour’s love
Nettleton
New City Fellowship
O perfect love
Old, Old Story
Pleading Saviour (Saltash)
Praise!
Priceless Gift
Ravensbourne
Rejoicing In Hope
Rockingham
Sandling Way
Schönster Herr Jesu
Shortlands
Slade
Son of God, holy one
St Denio
St John
Stille Nacht
Supreme Sacrifice
The story of grace
The wise man
There’s a way back to God
Thornbury
To God Be The Glory
Trinity Tenterden
Tuddenham
Vruechten (extended)
Walk in the Light
Woodside
Yorkshire
Zacchaeus