[Chant] (Crotch 32171)

[Chant] (Crotch 32171)

Composer: William Crotch
Published in 18 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

Title: [Chant] (Crotch 32171)
Composer: William Crotch
Incipit: 32171 23432 23451
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Organ Solo

  • The Times of Worship Volume One: The Time of Christmas: Settings of Twenty-one Hymns for Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany for Organ alone or for Organ and Narrator
    Composer/Editor Richard Hudson
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. (1997) pp. 10


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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #T198

Include 17 pre-1979 instances
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