BURFORD

BURFORD

Composer (attributed to): Henry Purcell
Published in 59 hymnals


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

Composer (attributed to): Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell (b. Westminster, London, England, 1659; d. Westminster, 1695), was perhaps the greatest English composer who ever lived, though he only lived to the age of thirty-six. Purcell's first piece was published at age eight when he was also a chorister in the Chapel Royal. When his voice changed in 1673, he was appointed assistant to John Hingston, who built chamber organs and maintained the king's instruments. In 1674 Purcell began tuning the Westminster Abbey organ and was paid to copy organ music. Given the position of composer for the violins in 1677, he also became organist at Westminster Abbey in 1679 (at age twenty) and succeeded Hingston as maintainer of the king's instruments (1683). Purcell composed music for the theater (D… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BURFORD
Composer (attributed to): Henry Purcell
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 11234 54327 12345
Key: f minor
Source: Chetham's Psalmody, 1718
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 200 New Last Verses

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 33
  • Hymn Tunes with Varied Harmonies Book 8: For Pianoforte or Organ
    Composer/Editor Joseph E. Newell
    Published By: Edwin Ashdown, Limited (London) (1920) pp. 12

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1328
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
  • Four-part harmony, full score, Alternate arrangement (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #1962
Text: God of My Life, Look Gently Down
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #3726
Text: Lord, I Approach Thy Mercy Seat
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4098
Text: Lord, When We Bend Before Thy Throne
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4870
Text: O God, My Refuge, Hear My Cries
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5011
Text: O Jesu Christ, if Aught There Be
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6845
Text: To Calvary, Lord, in Spirit Now
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #12577
Text: Our Nation Seemed To Ruin Doomed
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #13074
Text: See, when a black o’erspreading cloud
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 20 of 20)
Text

Ancient and Modern #744b

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1328

Page Scan

Common Praise #139

TextPage Scan

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #491b

Page Scan

Complete Mission Praise #907

TextPage Scan

Hymns to the Living God #277

Audio

Small Church Music #1862

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1962

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3726

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4098

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4870

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5011

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6845

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #12577

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #13074

Text

The Hymnal 1982 #668

Page Scan

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P10

Page Scan

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P102a

Page Scan

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P64

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #416a

Include 39 pre-1979 instances
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