ALMA MATER (Redhead)

ALMA MATER (Redhead)

Composer: Richard Redhead
Published in 3 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Richard Redhead

Richard Redhead (b. Harrow, Middlesex, England, 1820; d. Hellingley, Sussex, England, 1901) was a chorister at Magdalen College, Oxford. At age nineteen he was invited to become organist at Margaret Chapel (later All Saints Church), London. Greatly influencing the musical tradition of the church, he remained in that position for twenty-five years as organist and an excellent trainer of the boys' choirs. Redhead and the church's rector, Frederick Oakeley, were strongly committed to the Oxford Movement, which favored the introduction of Roman elements into Anglican worship. Together they produced the first Anglican plainsong psalter, Laudes Diurnae (1843). Redhead spent the latter part of his career as organist at St. Mary Magdalene Church in… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ALMA MATER (Redhead)
Composer: Richard Redhead
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Incipit: 53132 13255 45
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9510
Text: Behold The Prince Of Peace
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #9510

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