[Chant] (Croft 17653)

[Chant] (Croft 17653)

Composer: William Croft
Published in 13 hymnals

Composer: William Croft

William Croft, Mus. Doc. was born in the year 1677 and received his musical education in the Chapel Royal, under Dr. Blow. In 1700 he was admitted a Gentleman Extraordinary of the Chapel Boyd; and in 1707, upon the decease of Jeremiah Clarke, he was appointed joint organist with his mentor, Dr. Blow. In 1709 he was elected organist of Westminster Abbey. This amiable man and excellent musician died in 1727, in the fiftieth year of his age. A very large number of Dr. Croft's compositions remain still in manuscript. Cathedral chants of the XVI, XVII & XVIII centuries, ed. by Edward F. Rimbault, London: D. Almaine & Co., 1844 Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William Croft
Incipit: 17653 21171
Key: a minor
Copyright: Public Domain


Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Moravian Book of Worship #250b

The New Century Hymnal #730a

Include 11 pre-1979 instances
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