ALCESTER

ALCESTER

Arranger: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Published in 13 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Arranger: Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Samuel Sebastian Wesley (b. London, England, 1810; d. Gloucester, England, 1876) was an English organist and composer. The grandson of Charles Wesley, he was born in London, and sang in the choir of the Chapel Royal as a boy. He learned composition and organ from his father, Samuel, completed a doctorate in music at Oxford, and composed for piano, organ, and choir. He was organist at Hereford Cathedral (1832-1835), Exeter Cathedral (1835-1842), Leeds Parish Church (1842­-1849), Winchester Cathedral (1849-1865), and Gloucester Cathedral (1865-1876). Wesley strove to improve the standards of church music and the status of church musicians; his observations and plans for reform were published as A Few Words on Cathedral Music and the Music Sy… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ALCESTER
Arranger: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Incipit: 53215 16543 65432
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #365
Text: Bright and Joyful Is the Morn
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The Cyber Hymnal #2122
Text: Hallelujah! Raise, O Raise
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The Cyber Hymnal #3569
Text: Lamb of God, I Look to Thee
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The Cyber Hymnal #7006
Text: Thou Who Roll'st the Year Around
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The Cyber Hymnal #9600
Text: Jacob's Star Is Ris'n At Last
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The Cyber Hymnal #9654
Text: Born to Bless Us, Born to Save!
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #11799
Text: Now May Fervent Prayer Arise
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Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
Audio

Small Church Music #7446

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #365

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2122

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3569

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7006

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #9600

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #9654

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #11799

TextPage Scan

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #54

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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