BERGERS

Arranger: M. E. F. Shaw (1875-1958)

Martin F. Shaw was educated at the Royal College of Music in London and was organist and choirmaster at St. Mary's, Primrose Hill (1908-1920), St. Martin's in the Fields (1920-1924), and the Eccleston Guild House (1924-1935). From 1935 to 1945 he served as music director for the diocese of Chelmsford. He established the Purcell Operatic Society and was a founder of the Plainsong and Medieval Society and what later became the Royal Society of Church Music. Author of The Principles of English Church Music Composition (1921), Shaw was a notable reformer of English church music. He worked with Percy Dearmer (his rector at St. Mary's in Primrose Hill); Ralph Vaughan Williams, and his brother Geoffrey Shaw in publishing hymnals such as Songs… Go to person page >

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Title: BERGERS
Arranger: M. E. F. Shaw (1875-1958)
Meter: 9.8.9.8.9.8
Key: D Major
Source: French traditional carol
Copyright: arr. © Oxford University Press

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Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #63

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