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BINCHESTER

BINCHESTER

Composer: William Croft
Published in 19 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: William Croft

William Croft, Mus. Doc. was born in the year 1677 and received his musical education in the Chapel Royal, under Dr. Blow. In 1700 he was admitted a Gentleman Extraordinary of the Chapel Boyd; and in 1707, upon the decease of Jeremiah Clarke, he was appointed joint organist with his mentor, Dr. Blow. In 1709 he was elected organist of Westminster Abbey. This amiable man and excellent musician died in 1727, in the fiftieth year of his age. A very large number of Dr. Croft's compositions remain still in manuscript. Cathedral chants of the XVI, XVII & XVIII centuries, ed. by Edward F. Rimbault, London: D. Almaine & Co., 1844 Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BINCHESTER
Composer: William Croft
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 32175 43223 55452
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keyes: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 30
  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keys: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 30
  • 200 Last Verses: Completely Revised to Complement the Keys in Major Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 17
  • Last Verse Extravaganza for Organ: 200 Fabulous Arrangements
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 16
  • The Ultimate Finishing Touch: Last-verse Arrangements of Well-loved Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2000) pp. 22
  • More Hymns for Occasions: One Hundred Special Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Colin Mawby
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1997) pp. 8
  • Finishing Touch: One Hundred Last Verse Arrangements of Well-Known Hymn Tunes - New and Enlarged Edition
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 9
  • After the Last Verse: 200 Hymn Improvisations
    Composer/Editor Malcolm Archer
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1995) pp. 17

Organ Solo

  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor Judith Bailey
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 40
  • Organ Miniatures: 200 Short Improvisations on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1999) pp. 24
  • Thirty-Five Interludes on Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Joseph W. Clokey
    Published By: J. Fischer & Brothers (1958) pp. 32

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1181
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #2176
Text: Happy Are They, They That Love God
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
Text

Ancient and Modern #653

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #285

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1181

Page Scan

Common Praise #456

TextPage Scan

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #262

Hymns and Psalms #711

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #386

Text

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #473

TextPage Scan

Rejoice in the Lord #524

Audio

Small Church Music #1545

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2176

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #369

Include 7 pre-1979 instances
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