DEDHAM

DEDHAM

Composer: William Gardiner
Published in 98 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: William Gardiner

William Gardiner (b. Leicester, England, 1770; d. Leicester, 1853) The son of an English hosiery manufacturer, Gardiner took up his father's trade in addition to writing about music, composing, and editing. Having met Joseph Haydn and Ludwig van Beethoven on his business travels, Gardiner then proceeded to help popularize their compositions, especially Beethoven's, in England. He recorded his memories of various musicians in Music and Friends (3 volumes, 1838-1853). In the first two volumes of Sacred Melodies (1812, 1815), Gardiner turned melodies from composers such as Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven into hymn tunes in an attempt to rejuvenate the singing of psalms. His work became an important model for American editors like Lowell Mason (s… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: DEDHAM
Composer: William Gardiner
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 12235 43223 21765
Key: A Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1082
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #4971
Text: O How I Love Thy Holy Law
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5377
Text: O Thou Great Teacher from the Skies
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6574
Text: Thy Goodness, Lord, Our Souls Confess
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6809
Text: Thou, Lord, Art Love, and Everywhere
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #11011
Text: Hear Lord, The Song Of Praise And Prayer
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1082

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #329

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4971

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5377

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6574

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6809

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #11011

Include 91 pre-1979 instances
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