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BOW BRICKHILL

BOW BRICKHILL

Composer: Sydney H. Nicholson
Published in 16 hymnals


Composer: Sydney H. Nicholson

Sydney H. Nicholson, (b. St. Marylebone, London, England, 1875; d. Ashford, Kent, England, 1947) was an organist and church music educator who greatly influenced English hymnody. Educated at Oxford's New College, the Royal College of Music in London, and in Frankfurt, Germany, he became organist at several famous cathedrals, including Westminster Abbey (1919-1928). Nicholson founded and administered the School of English Church Music at Chislehurst in 1927; this important institution, with branches throughout the English-speaking world, was renamed the Royal School of Church Music in 1945. Located in Canterbury after World War II, its headquarters were moved to Addington Palace, Croydon, in 1954. Nicholson was music adviser for the 1916 Sup… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BOW BRICKHILL
Composer: Sydney H. Nicholson
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 17615 63421 14365
Key: C Major
Copyright: © Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd.

Texts

We sing the praise of Him who died

O Christ, the Healer

O Christ, the healer, we have come
to pray for health, to plead for friends.
How can we fail to be restored,
when reached by love that never ends?

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Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 200 Last Verses: Completely Revised to Complement the Keys in Major Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 20
  • The Organist's Great Big Lent & Easter Book: A Feast of Music for the Greatest Season of the Year
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 236
  • The Really Big Descant Book - Full Music Edition: 250 Settings to Raise the Roof by the World's Finest Church Music Composers
    Composer/Editor Judith Bailey
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 25
  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 30
  • The Ultimate Finishing Touch: Last-verse Arrangements of Well-loved Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2000) pp. 26
  • After the Last Verse: 200 Hymn Improvisations
    Composer/Editor Malcolm Archer
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1995) pp. 20
  • Accompaniments for Unison Hymn-Singing
    Composer/Editors Gerald H. Knight; Syndey H. Nicholson
    Published By: The Royal School of Church Music (1981) pp. 4

Organ Solo

  • The Organist's Great Big Lent & Easter Book: A Feast of Music for the Greatest Season of the Year
    Composer/Editors June Nixon; Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 233
  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 46

Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Ancient and Modern #120b

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Ancient and Modern #156

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Ancient and Modern #518

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #804

TextPage Scan

Common Praise (1998) #200

Audio

Common Praise #125

Common Praise #346b

Text

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #723a

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Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #146a

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #262a

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The New English Hymnal #94

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Together in Song #139

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Together in Song #347

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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