DIES DOMINICA

DIES DOMINICA

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes
Published in 19 hymnals


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Composer: John Bacchus Dykes

As a young child John Bacchus Dykes (b. Kingston-upon-Hull' England, 1823; d. Ticehurst, Sussex, England, 1876) took violin and piano lessons. At the age of ten he became the organist of St. John's in Hull, where his grandfather was vicar. After receiving a classics degree from St. Catherine College, Cambridge, England, he was ordained in the Church of England in 1847. In 1849 he became the precentor and choir director at Durham Cathedral, where he introduced reforms in the choir by insisting on consistent attendance, increasing rehearsals, and initiating music festivals. He served the parish of St. Oswald in Durham from 1862 until the year of his death. To the chagrin of his bishop, Dykes favored the high church practices associated with… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: DIES DOMINICA
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Incipit: 35432 11764 6535
Key: E Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

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    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2015) pp. 63
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    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 56

Organ Solo

  • Organ Miniatures: 200 Short Improvisations on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1999) pp. 47
  • 64 Hymn Preludes for Organ
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1998) pp. 12

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7229
Text: We Pray Thee, Heavenly Father
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #803

Page Scan

Common Praise #331

TextPage Scan

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #720a

Esperanta Himnaro #9b

Text

New English Praise #698

Audio

Small Church Music #1612

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7229

Include 12 pre-1979 instances
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