CRANHAM

Composer: Gustav Holst

Gustav Holst (b. Chelteham, Gloucestershire, England, September 21, 1874, d. London, England, May 25, 1934) was a renowned British composer and musician. Having studied at Cheltenham Grammar School, he soon obtained a professional position as an organist, and later as choirmaster. In 1892, Holst composed a two-act operetta, which so impressed his father that he borrowed the money to send Holst to the Royal College of Music. Severe neuritis in his right hand later caused him to give up the keyboard, and Holst turned to the trombone and composing. In 1895 Holst met Ralph Vaughan Williams, and the two became lifelong friends. Vaughan Williams helped Holst land his first job as a singing teacher. Holst became very interested in Indian and Hindu… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CRANHAM
Composer: Gustav Holst (1906)
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 34532 12326 23453
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

In the Bleak Midwinter

In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan,
earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone;
snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow,
in the bleak midwinter, long ago.

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Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Easy Organ Library Volume 60
    Composer/Editors Mark Hayes; Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2016) pp. 50
  • Carols for Organ Volume 3: Easy Seasonal Expressions of Joy and Peace
    Composer/Editors Mark Hayes; Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2015) pp. 18
  • The Organist Volume 119 Number 5 November December 2015: The Service Music Companion for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editor Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2015) pp. 16
  • Hymn Tune Compositions by Austin C. Lovelace: 12 Chorale Preludes / Variations 22 Original Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Austin Cole Lovelace
    Published By: Darcey Press (2012) pp. 79
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 76 Number 2 November December 2012: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editor Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 7
  • 150 Hymn Preludes Book 1 Hymn Tune A - K: Short and Playable Pieces in Keys to Match All Popular Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Malcolm Archer
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2010) pp. 122
  • Composer/Editors Michael Shea; Charity Boyles
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2005) pp. 22
  • The Organist's Library Volume 40
    Composer/Editor James Mansfield
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2005) pp. 70
  • From Heaven Above: Organ Settings for Worship
    Composer/Editor Lynn Arthur Koch
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2003) pp. 10
  • Two Carols for Christmas: Saint Cecilia Series - Organ Compositions
    Composer/Editor John G. Barr
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (2002) pp. 2

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keyes: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 53
  • 200 Last Verses: Completely Revised to Complement the Keys in Major Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 31
  • The Really Big Descant Book - Full Music Edition: 250 Settings to Raise the Roof by the World's Finest Church Music Composers

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 40
  • 200 New Last Verses

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 48
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 1: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 239 - 303

    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2007) pp. 294
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 1: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 239 - 303

    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2007) pp. 294
  • After the Last Verse: 200 Hymn Improvisations
    Composer/Editor Malcolm Archer
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1995) pp. 32
  • Hymns for Occasions: One Hundred Special Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Colin Mawby
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1994) pp. 20
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: Volume II
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1986) pp. 41

Piano Solo

  • The Church Pianist Volume 30 Number 2 November December 2013: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Larry F. Pugh; Jason W. Krug
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 33
  • The Essential Collection for the Church Pianist: 55 Timeless Favorites & Contemporary Classics
    Composer/Editors Jane Holstein; Phil Perkins
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2002) pp. 110

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Symphony of Praise: A Musical Tapestry of Praise Choruses and Classical Themes
    Composer/Editor Linda McKechnie
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1996) pp. 96

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Ancient and Modern #68

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #357

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Celebrating Grace Hymnal #131

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #789

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #305

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Common Praise (1998) #122

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Common Praise #55

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #326

Complete Mission Praise #337

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Evangelical Lutheran Worship #294

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Glory to God #144

Hinário para o Culto Cristão #324

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #42

Hymns and Psalms #107

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Hymns for a Pilgrim People #115

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Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #600

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Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #305

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Hymns to the Living God #129

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Journeysongs (2nd ed.) #371

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Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #335

Les Chants du Pèlerin #162

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One in Faith #393

Rejoice Hymns #217

Rejoice in the Lord #263

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #224

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Sing With Me #89

Singing the Faith #204

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Small Church Music #1468

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Songs for Life #142

The Christian Life Hymnal #122

The Covenant Hymnal #151

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The Cyber Hymnal #3005

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The Cyber Hymnal #13168

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The Hymnal 1982 #112

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #323

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The New Century Hymnal #128

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The New English Hymnal #28

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #36

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The United Methodist Hymnal #221

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TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #127

Voices Together #527

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Voices United #55

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Worship and Rejoice #196

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Worship in Song #84

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