CALM (Bridge)

CALM (Bridge)

Composer: Frederick Bridge
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Composer: Frederick Bridge

Sir John Frederick Bridge CVO (5 December 1844 – 18 March 1924) was an English organist, composer, teacher and writer. From a musical family, Bridge became a church organist before he was 20, and he achieved his ambition to become a cathedral organist by the age of 24, at Manchester Cathedral. After six years there, he was invited to become organist at Westminster Abbey, where he remained for the rest of his career. He instituted several changes to modernise and improve the music-making at the Abbey and organised the music for several state occasions, including two coronations. As a teacher and lecturer, Bridge held posts at the Royal College of Music, Gresham College and the University of London. His students included the composers… Go to person page >

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Title: CALM (Bridge)
Composer: Frederick Bridge
Incipit: 31271 12345 4322


Keep Me Calm

Calm me, my God, and keep me calm,
While these hot breezes blow;
Be like the night-dew's cooling balm
Upon earth's fevered brow.

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Organ Solo

  • Organ Music for Lent and Easter
    Composer/Editor Raymond H. Haan
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1986) pp. 14


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