CANNONS

CANNONS

Composer: George Frederick Handel (c. 1750)
Published in 19 hymnals


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

Composer: George Frederick Handel

George Frideric Handel (b. Halle, Germany, 1685; d. London, England, 1759) became a musician and composer despite objections from his father, who wanted him to become a lawyer. Handel studied music with Zachau, organist at the Halle Cathedral, and became an accomplished violinist and keyboard performer. He traveled and studied in Italy for some time and then settled permanently in England in 1713. Although he wrote a large number of instrumental works, he is known mainly for his Italian operas, oratorios (including Messiah, 1741), various anthems for church and royal festivities, and organ concertos, which he interpolated into his oratorio performances. He composed only three hymn tunes, one of which (GOPSAL) still appears in some modern hy… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CANNONS
Composer: George Frederick Handel (c. 1750)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 15712 34237 23456
Key: f minor
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 200 New Last Verses

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 35
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 7: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 640 - 704
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Weiler
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2007) pp. 692
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 7: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 640 - 704
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Weiler
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2007) pp. 692

Organ Solo

  • Six Organ Solos
    Composer/Editor Robert P. Manookin
    Published By: Sonos Music Resources Incorporated (1984) pp. 7

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #58
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #5047
Text: O Kind Creator, Bow Thine Ear
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5116
Text: O Lord, Make Haste to Hear My Cry
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #10012
Text: Awake, Ye Sleeping Souls, Awake
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #58

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #604

Text InfoAudio

Glory to God #788

TextPage Scan

Moravian Book of Worship #583

Audio

Small Church Music #4855

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5047

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5116

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #10012

TextPage Scan

The Presbyterian Hymnal #249

Include 10 pre-1979 instances
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