[Chant] (Nicholson 15127)

[Chant] (Nicholson 15127)

Composer: Sydney H. Nicholson (1930)
Published in 2 hymnals


Composer: Sydney H. Nicholson

Sir Sydney Hugo Nicholson MVO (9 February 1875 – 30 May 1947) was an English choir director, organist and composer, now chiefly remembered as the founder of the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM). He was born in London (the son of Charles Nicholson) and educated at Rugby School, New College, Oxford and the Royal College of Music. He was organist at Barnet Parish Church, Lower Chapel, Eton College, Carlisle Cathedral, Manchester Cathedral, and Westminster Abbey. Combined with his organist posts he edited the 'Hymns Ancient and Modern' supplement that was published in 1916, a task in which he was still engaged when the 1950 revised edition was on the stocks. Something momentous would have to occur to persuade most away from playing the org… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Sydney H. Nicholson (1930)
Incipit: 15127 165
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Parish Psalter
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