CLEVEDON

Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Samuel Sebastian Wesley (b. London, England, 1810; d. Gloucester, England, 1876) was an English organist and composer. The grandson of Charles Wesley, he was born in London, and sang in the choir of the Chapel Royal as a boy. He learned composition and organ from his father, Samuel, completed a doctorate in music at Oxford, and composed for piano, organ, and choir. He was organist at Hereford Cathedral (1832-1835), Exeter Cathedral (1835-1842), Leeds Parish Church (1842­-1849), Winchester Cathedral (1849-1865), and Gloucester Cathedral (1865-1876). Wesley strove to improve the standards of church music and the status of church musicians; his observations and plans for reform were published as A Few Words on Cathedral Music and the Music Sy… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CLEVEDON
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Incipit: 31571 76654 32123
Key: E Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • The Organist's Companion Volume 12 Number 6 September 1990 General, All Saints, Reformation, Thanksgiving: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; Alessandra Ward
    Published By: McAfee Music Corporation (1990) pp. 22

Instances

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The Book of Praise #684a

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The Church Hymnary #363b

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