BECK (J. N. Beck)

BECK (J. N. Beck)

Composer: John Ness Beck
Published in 5 hymnals


Composer: John Ness Beck

John Ness Beck attended Ohio State University, where he studied science as an undergraduate and music composition as a graduate student. He taught music theory and harmony at Ohio State and served as director of the University Music House. He was also music director of the University Baptist Church in Columbus. Cofounder and president of Beckenhorst Press, a retail sheet music publisher, Beck was also board chairperson of the John Ness Beck Foundation for choral composers and arrangers of traditional American music. He published some 120 works, most of which are anthems, hymns, and vocal solos for church use. Psalter Hymnal Handbook, 1988  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BECK (J. N. Beck)
Composer: John Ness Beck
Meter: 10.10.10
Incipit: 33233 54323 32335
Key: C Major
Copyright: © 1984 Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

Arrangements

Piano Solo

  • Eternal Praise: Artistic Hymn Settings
    Composer/Editor Michael Sharp
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2006) pp. 26

Organ Solo

  • Thy Power Displayed: Hymns of Faith Arranged for the King of Instruments
    Composer/Editor Carolyn Hamlin
    Published By: Church Street Music (2004) pp. 49
  • Lift High the Cross: Hymn Settings for Organ
    Composer/Editor Alice Jordan
    Published By: Church Street Music (1998) pp. 21
  • Lord, Here Am I: A Collection of Organ Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Anna Laura Page
    Published By: Genevox Music Group (1997) pp. 4

Piano and Organ Duet

  • The Promised Land: Organ - Piano Duets
    Composer/Editor Gayden C. Sikes
    Published By: Genevox Music Group (1995) pp. 12
  • Lord, Here Am I
    Composer/Editors John Ness Beck; Beth Humber; David Carnes
    Published By: Beckenhorst Press, Inc. (1993) pp. 2
  • Lord, Here Am I: Arranged for Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editors John Ness Beck; Beth Humber
    Published By: Beckenhorst Press, Inc. (1993) pp. 2

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • The Baptist Hymnal Organ Supplement II
    Composer/Editor Sharron Lyon
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1997) pp. 38

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Sacred Songs of John Ness Beck: Ten Sacred Solos for Medium Voice
    Composer/Editors John Ness Beck; Craig Courtney
    Published By: Beckenhorst Press, Inc. (1990) pp. 13

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
TextAudio

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #486

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #537

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Celebrating Grace Hymnal #510

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Hymns for a Pilgrim People #289

Rejoice Hymns #653

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