AMEN COURT

Composer: John Dykes Bower

Sir John Dykes Bower CVO (13 August 1905 – 1981) was an English cathedral organist, who served in Truro Cathedral, Durham Cathedral and St Paul's Cathedral. John Dykes Bower was born on 13 August 1905 in Gloucester. He was one of four brothers. Stephen Dykes Bower became a famous church architect. He was educated at Cheltenham College and studied organ under Herbert Brewer, and was organ scholar at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge from 1922. He was organist of: Truro Cathedral 1926 - 1929 New College, Oxford 1929 - 1933 Durham Cathedral 1933 - 1936 St Paul's Cathedral 1936 - 1968 --en.wikipedia.org/wiki/  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: AMEN COURT
Composer: John Dykes Bower
Meter: 6.6.8.4
Incipit: 12343 53212 65561
Key: G Major
Copyright: © Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 200 Last Verses: Completely Revised to Complement the Keys in Major Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 8
  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 15
  • After the Last Verse: 200 Hymn Improvisations
    Composer/Editor Malcolm Archer
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1995) pp. 8

Organ Solo

  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor Rosalie Bonighton
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 32

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
Text

Ancient and Modern #256a

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #557b

Audio

Common Praise #99b

Common Praise #189a

Text

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #504b

Text

The New English Hymnal #299b

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