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ALLELUIA (Wesley)

ALLELUIA (Wesley)

Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1868)
Published in 41 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: 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: ALLELUIA (Wesley)
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1868)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Incipit: 11716 56712 35665
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keys: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 10
  • The Art of Hymn Playing Volume 2: 250 Preludes Introductions Free Accompaniments & Alternate Harmonizations
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2009) pp. 11
  • The Really Big Descant Book - Full Music Edition: 250 Settings to Raise the Roof by the World's Finest Church Music Composers
    Composer/Editor Christopher Tambling
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 10
  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 11
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: Volume II
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1986) pp. 23

Organ Solo

  • Hymntune Preludes for the Organ Volume IV: Communion General
    Composer/Editor G. Winston Cassler
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1962) pp. 13

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #243

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1190

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #58

Page Scan

Common Praise #442

TextPage Scan

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #217

Page Scan

Complete Mission Praise #207

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #428

Audio

Small Church Music #1418

Audio

Small Church Music #1953

Audio

Small Church Music #3657

TextPage Scan

The Hymnal 1982 #461

Include 30 pre-1979 instances
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