BONAR (Calkin)

BONAR (Calkin)

Composer: John Baptiste Calkin (1867)
Published in 39 hymnals


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Audio files: MIDI

Composer: John Baptiste Calkin

John Baptiste Calkin United Kingdom 1827-1905. Born in London, he was reared in a musical atmosphere. Studying music under his father, and with three brothers, he became a composer, organist, and music teacher. At 19, he was appointed organist, precenter, and choirmaster at St. Columbia's College, Dublin, Ireland, 1846 to 1853. From 1853 to 1863 we was organist and choirmaster at Woburn Chapel, London. From 1863 to 1868, he was organist of Camden Road Chapel. From 1870 to 1884 he was organist at St. Thomas's Church, Camden Town. In 1883 he became professor at Guildhall School of Music and concentrated on teaching and composing. He was also a professor of music and on the council of Trinity College, London, and a member of the Philha… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BONAR (Calkin)
Composer: John Baptiste Calkin (1867)
Meter: 8.8.7.8.8.7
Incipit: 55117 6765
Key: A Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Upward where the stars are burning

Upward where the stars are burning,
Silent, silent in their turning,
Round the never changing pole;
Upward where the sky is brightest,
Upward where the blue is lightest,
Lift I now my longing soul.

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Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • The Organist Volume 76 Number 1 March 1972: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Roger C. Wilson; Otto Malling
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1972) pp. 40
  • The Amateur Organist Number 59: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Otto Malling
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1971) pp. 40
  • Portfolio of Easter Voluntaries: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Otto Malling
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1966) pp. 19
  • The Organist Volume 61 Number 1 March 1957: A Bi-Monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Rob Roy Peery; Gertrude Haupt Richolson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1957) pp. 23
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 15 Number 3 February 1952: Voluntaries for the Church Organ
    Composer/Editors Ellen Jane Lorenz; Rob Roy Peery
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1952) pp. 59

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1315
Text: Easter Morning
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #3089
Text: In Thy Glorious Resurrection
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7048
Text: Upward Where the Stars Are Burning
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #10681
Text: In Her Lord His Church Rejoices
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1315

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3089

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7048

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #10681

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