[Chant] (Crotch 54325)

[Chant] (Crotch 54325)

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: 54325 67117 1
Key: D Major


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The Riverdale Hymn Book #438b

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Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #391b

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