[Chant] (Crotch 13212)

[Chant] (Crotch 13212)

Composer: William Crotch
Published in 4 hymnals

Composer: William Crotch

William Crotch (5 July 1775 – 29 December 1847) was an English composer, organist and artist. Born in Norwich, Norfolk to a master carpenter he showed early musical talent as a child prodigy. The three and a half year old Master William Crotch was taken to London by his ambitious mother, where he not only played on the organ of the Chapel Royal in St James's Palace, but for King George III. The London Magazine of April 1779 records: He appears to be fondest of solemn tunes and church musick, particularly the 104th Psalm. As soon as he has finished a regular tune, or part of a tune, or played some little fancy notes of his own, he stops, and has some of the pranks of a wanton boy; some of the company then generally give him a cak… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William Crotch
Incipit: 13212 31765 35714
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

The Book of Praise #819a

The Hymnary for use in Baptist churches #726a

The Hymnary of the United Church of Canada #726a

The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #C51c

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