COLCHESTER (Wesley)

COLCHESTER (Wesley)

Composer: Samuel S. Wesley
Published in 16 hymnals


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Composer: Samuel S. 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: COLCHESTER (Wesley)
Composer: Samuel S. Wesley
Incipit: 35142 17151

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor Andrew Moore
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 66
  • Easy Organ Library Volume 38: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Steven Scott
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2005) pp. 13
  • The Organist's Library Volume 33
    Composer/Editor James Mansfield
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2003) pp. 13
  • Grace Notes VIII
    Composer/Editor Timothy Albrecht
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1999) pp. 8
  • Wood Works on International Folk Hymns
    Composer/Editor Dale Wood
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1995) pp. 28
  • Hymn Preludes for the Mennonite Hymnal, 1969: For Organ (Or, Occasionally, Piano)
    Composer/Editor Charles Burkhart
    Published By: Goshen College (1970) pp. 27

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 150 Last Verse Harmonies: For Use with the Hymn Books of the Baptist, Methodist, United Reformed and Other Free Churches
    Composer/Editor John Columba McCann
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 31
  • 200 New Last Verses

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 46

Piano Solo

  • The Church Pianist's Library Volume 12

    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 92
  • 9 Early American Hymn Tunes: For Piano
    Composer/Editor James Clemens
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1996) pp. 14
  • Wood Works: Nine Settings of Hymns and Folk Tunes for Piano
    Composer/Editor Dale Wood
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1989) pp. 14

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #134b

Page Scan

Common Praise #117

Page Scan

Common Praise #535

Esperanta Himnaro #7b

Hymns and Psalms #275a

Hymns and Psalms #723

Singing the Faith #366a

Audio

Small Church Music #1516

Audio

Small Church Music #1517

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7654

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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