DA PACEM (Ravenscroft)

DA PACEM (Ravenscroft)

Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft (1621)
Published in 2 hymnals

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Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

Thomas Ravenscroft United Kingdom 1592-1635. Born at Sussex, England, he allegedly sang in the choir at St Paul’s Cathedral. He attended music lectures at Gresham College. He was educated at Cambridge College, graduating in 1607. From 1618-1622 he was music master at Christ’s Hospital. Many of his works were aimed at pleasing a middle class lay public. He collected folk music: “Pammelia” (1609), “Deuteromelia” [includes the song “Three blind mice”](1609), “Melismata” (1611). He also published a metrical Psalter (the whole book of Psalms) in 1621. He composed 11 anthems, three motets, and four fantasies. He also wrote two treatises on music theory: “A briefe discourse of the true (but neglected) use of charact… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: DA PACEM (Ravenscroft)
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft (1621)
Meter: D
Incipit: 56711 76515 34362
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #1810
Text: Give Peace in These Our Days
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