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CHILDREN'S VOICES

CHILDREN'S VOICES

Composer: Edward J. Hopkins (1875)
Published in 24 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Edward J. Hopkins

Dr Edward John Hopkins MusDoc United Kingdom 1818-1901. Born at Westminster, England, the son of a clarinetist with the Royal Opera House orchestra, he became an organist (as did two of his brothers) and a composer. In 1826 he became a chorister of the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of King William IV in Westminster Abbey. He also sang in the choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral, a double schedule requiring skill and dexterity. On Sunday evenings he would play the outgoing voluntary at St. Martin’s in-the-field. He left Chapel Royal in 1834 and started studying organ construction at two organ factories. He took an appointment at Mitcham Church as organist at age 16, winning an audition against other organists. Four years later… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CHILDREN'S VOICES
Composer: Edward J. Hopkins (1875)
Meter: 6.6.6.6.4.4.4.4
Incipit: 34323 17671 25343
Key: G Major or modal
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
Audio

Small Church Music #3155

TextAudio

TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #60

Include 22 pre-1979 instances
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