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CONTEMPLATION (Ouseley)

CONTEMPLATION (Ouseley)

Composer: Frederick A. Gore Ouseley (1889)
Published in 18 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Frederick A. Gore Ouseley

Born: August 12, 1825, London, England. Died: April 6, 1889, Hereford, England. Buried: Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Tenbury Wells, Hereford and Worcester, England. Gore-Ouseley was educated at Oxford University (BA 1846, MA 1849, DMus 1854), and was ordained in 1849. In 1855, he was appointed Oxford Professor of Music, succeeding Henry Bishop. At that time, Oxford music degrees were easy to obtain, as there were no conditions of residence. Candidates only had to submit a musical composition, (e.g., for choir or orchestra). This was then approved by the examiner, rehearsed and performed to a small, select audience at Oxford. As far as Ouseley was concerned, this only meant two or three trips to Oxford each year, usually for tw… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CONTEMPLATION (Ouseley)
Composer: Frederick A. Gore Ouseley (1889)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 35235 4321
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keys: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 49
  • 200 Last Verses: Completely Revised to Complement the Keys in Major Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 29
  • The Really Big Descant Book - Full Music Edition: 250 Settings to Raise the Roof by the World's Finest Church Music Composers
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 36
  • Restrained Last Verses: Varied Accompaniments for Popular Hymns
    Composer/Editor Rosalie Bonighton
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2003) pp. 23
  • Last Verse Extravaganza for Organ: 200 Fabulous Arrangements
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 29
  • The Ultimate Finishing Touch: Last-verse Arrangements of Well-loved Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2000) pp. 35
  • After the Last Verse: 200 Hymn Improvisations
    Composer/Editor Malcolm Archer
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1995) pp. 30

Organ Solo

  • Organ Miniatures: 200 Short Improvisations on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1999) pp. 37

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7015
Text: So New-Born Babes Desire The Breast
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #13198
Text: Oh, Bright And Happy Olivet
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
Small Church Music #1160
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 17 of 17)
Text

Ancient and Modern #820

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #813

Page Scan

Common Praise #617

TextPage Scan

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #732a

Page Scan

Complete Mission Praise #751

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #109

Hymns and Psalms #372

Hymns and Psalms #573a

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #39

TextPage Scan

Rejoice in the Lord #244

TextPage Scan

Rejoice in the Lord #358

Singing the Faith #97a

Audio

Small Church Music #1160

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7015

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #13198

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #101

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #472b

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