HORSLEY

Composer: William Horsley

Born: November 15, 1774, Mayfair, London, England. Died: June 12, 1858, Kensington, London, England. Buried: Kensal Green Cemetery, London, England. Horsley studied music privately, then became organist of Ely Chapel, Holborn, London, in 1794. He assisted Dr. J. W. Callcott (who encouraged him in persevering at Glee-writing, at which he became successful) as organist of the Asylum for Female Orphans, and married Callcott’s daughter. He succeeded Callcott in 1802, holding that post 52 years. A difference of opinion with the Asylum Committee led to him being dismissed. In 1838 he also became organist of Charterhouse "at a salary of £70 and a room set apart and a fire provided when necessary for his use on those days upon which his dut… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William Horsley (1844)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 12343 54325 31765
Key: D Major

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #884
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #2205
Text: How Bitter-Sweet the Mystery
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7274
Text: Whatever Dims Thy Sense of Truth
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #9593
Text: God Of Our Life! Thy Various Praise
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 29 of 29)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #153Text
Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #269
Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #740
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #884ScoreAudio
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #380TextPage Scan
Common Praise (1998) #202TextPage Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #123Page Scan
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #657Page Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #301TextPage Scan
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #167TextPage Scan
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #178
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #148Text
Rejoice in the Lord #306Text
Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #117TextPage Scan
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #164
Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #477
Singing the Faith #284
Small Church Music #282Audio
The Christian Life Hymnal #160
The Christian Life Hymnal #200
The Cyber Hymnal #2205TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #7274TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #9593TextScoreAudio
The New English Hymnal #92TextPage Scan
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #350
TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #128TextAudio
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #152TextPage Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #364
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #111
Include 43 pre-1979 instances



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