ALMSGIVING

ALMSGIVING

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1865)
Published in 181 hymnals


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

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes

As a young child John Bacchus Dykes (b. Kingston-upon-Hull' England, 1823; d. Ticehurst, Sussex, England, 1876) took violin and piano lessons. At the age of ten he became the organist of St. John's in Hull, where his grandfather was vicar. After receiving a classics degree from St. Catherine College, Cambridge, England, he was ordained in the Church of England in 1847. In 1849 he became the precentor and choir director at Durham Cathedral, where he introduced reforms in the choir by insisting on consistent attendance, increasing rehearsals, and initiating music festivals. He served the parish of St. Oswald in Durham from 1862 until the year of his death. To the chagrin of his bishop, Dykes favored the high church practices associated with… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ALMSGIVING
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1865)
Meter: 8.8.8.4
Incipit: 33215 12351 35432
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 150 Last Verse Harmonies: For Use with the Hymn Books of the Baptist, Methodist, United Reformed and Other Free Churches
    Composer/Editor Andrew Fletcher
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 6
  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 14
  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 10

Organ Solo

  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor Andrew Moore
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 30
  • 36 Hymn Preludes: For Two Manuals and Pedal
    Composer/Editors Adrienne Tindall; Peter J. Hodson
    Published By: Darcey Press (1996) pp. 4
  • Hymn Preludes for the Liturgical Year Volume XVII Christian Stewardship and Service: For Organ in 24 Volumes Opus 100
    Composer/Editor Flor Peeters
    Published By: C. F. Peters Corporation (1969) pp. 8

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #754
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #4220
Text: My God, My Father, Make Me Strong
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4225
Text: My God, Is Any Hour So Sweet
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5132
Text: O Lord of Heav'n and Earth and Sea
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #8339
Text: O Lamb Of God! That Tak'st Away
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #11994
Text: Sovereign Of Heav'n
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #12815
Text: Thy Grace Impart
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 24 of 24)
Text

Ancient and Modern #750

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #566

TextPage Scan

Chalice Hymnal #270

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #754

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #223

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #581

Page Scan

Common Praise #540b

Hymns and Psalms #337a

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #287

Hymns of the Saints #77

Hymns of the Saints #396

Audio

Small Church Music #274

Audio

Small Church Music #3688

The Book of Praise #518

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4220

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4225

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5132

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #8339

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #11994

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #12815

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #32

Text

The Worshiping Church #789

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #418

Worship and Service Hymnal #448

Include 157 pre-1979 instances
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