ANCIENT OF DAYS (Jeffery)

ANCIENT OF DAYS (Jeffery)

Composer: J. Albert Jeffery (1886)
Published in 97 hymnals


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Composer: J. Albert Jeffery

Born: October 26, 1855, Plymouth, England. Died: June 4, 1929, Brookline, Massachusetts. Jeffery (sometimes misspelled as Jeffrey) began playing the organ at St. Anne’s Cathedral in Plymouth at age 14, taking over his father’s position. He emigrated to America in 1876 and settled in Albany, New York. He developed a chorus and directed the music at St. Agnes School, and played the organ at the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral. He left for Yonkers, New York, in 1893, and served at the First Presbyterian Church. Later, he taught music at the New England Conservatory. --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ANCIENT OF DAYS (Jeffery)
Composer: J. Albert Jeffery (1886)
Meter: 11.10.11.10
Incipit: 55556 51736 55667
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • The Organist's Library Volume 51

    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 64
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 74 Number 6 July August 2011: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2011) pp. 3
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 31 Number 5 May June 1997: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; Charity Boyles
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1997) pp. 40
  • A Musical Gift Book 3: 25 Organ Preludes on Familiar Hymn Tunes for Organ or Piano
    Composer/Editor Peter J. Hodgson
    Published By: Darcey Press (1996) pp. 6
  • Celebration! Festive Music for Organ
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; Thomas Chesterton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1996) pp. 43
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 55 Number 4 April 1992: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Thomas Chesterton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1992) pp. 35
  • Emergency Organ Book for All Occasions Volume Two: Christmas Palm Sunday
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1982) pp. 13
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 45 Number 4 April 1982: A Bi-monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Lani Smith; Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1982) pp. 35
  • The Organist Volume 81 Number 3 July 1977: A Bi-monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editor Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1977) pp. 31
  • Preludes for Fifty-five Well-known Hymn Tunes: Modeled after the Free Organ Accompaniments of T. Tertius Noble
    Composer/Editor Howard D. McKinney
    Published By: J. Fischer & Brothers (1967) pp. 45
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 21 Number 2 December 1957 Number 122: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Ellen Jane Lorenz; Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1957) pp. 56

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #568
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #166
Text: Ancient of Days
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #1482
Text: Father of Lights
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
Tune InfoScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #568

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #160

Hymns of the Saints #208

Sing and Rejoice! #83

Audio

Small Church Music #1300

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #166

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1482

Page Scan

The New Century Hymnal #46

TextAudio

TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #37

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #352

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