ASCENSION (Bancroft)

ASCENSION (Bancroft)

Composer: H. Hugh Bancroft
Published in 10 hymnals


Composer: H. Hugh Bancroft

Henry Hugh Bancroft was born in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire on February 29, 1904. Bancroft took his FRCO in 1925 and served as organist and choir director at Old Clee Parish Church for four years before emigrating to Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1929. He began his Canadian career at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church. He completed an external BMus at Durham in 1936. In later life, Dr Bancroft spent several years in Vancouver as organist at Christ Church Cathedral and also director of the Vancouver Bach Choir. He died in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on September 11, 1988. NN Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ASCENSION (Bancroft)
Composer: H. Hugh Bancroft
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 54312 32125 67123
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: © 1938, H. Hugh Bancroft

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

A New Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #215

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Christian Worship #13

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Common Praise (1998) #106

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Evangelical Lutheran Worship #255

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Hymnal 1982 #75

The New Century Hymnal #120

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Voices United #18

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Worship in Song #59

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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