BLENDON (Giardini)

BLENDON (Giardini)

Composer: Felice de Giardini
Published in 13 hymnals


Composer: Felice de Giardini

Felice Giardini, born in Italy. When young, he studied singing, harpsichord, and violin. He became a composer and violin virtuoso. By age 12 he was playing in theatre orchestras. His most instructive lesson: While playing a solo passage during an opera, he decided to show off his skills by improvising several bravura variations that the composer, Jommelli, had not written . Although the audience applauded loudly, Jomelli, who happened to be there, went up and slapped Giardini in the face. He learned a lesson from that. He toured Europe as a violinist, considered one of the greatest musical artists of his time. He served as orchestra leader and director of the Italian Opera in London, giving concerts. He tried to run a theatre in Naples… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BLENDON (Giardini)
Composer: Felice de Giardini
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 13455 17655 61
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • The Sacred Organ Folio No. 19
    Composer/Editor Gilbert M. Martin
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1979) pp. 56
  • One Hundred and One Hymns for Every Day: Hymns You'll Love to Sing and Play
    Composer/Editor Anonymous
    Published By: Hansen Publications, Inc. (1962) pp. 26

Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)
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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #70

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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #107

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Carmina Sacra #51a

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Church Book #324

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Church Book #445

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Hymnal and Order of Service #299a

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Lutherförbundets Sångbok #E7

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Songs for the Sanctuary #894

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Songs of Praise with Tunes #65

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The American Vocalist #36a

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The Gospel Psalmist #264

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The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony #26b

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