DOWN AMPNEY

Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams

Through his composing, conducting, collecting, editing, and teaching, Ralph Vaughan Williams (b. Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, England, October 12, 1872; d. Westminster, London, England, August 26, 1958) became the chief figure in the realm of English music and church music in the first half of the twentieth century. His education included instruction at the Royal College of Music in London and Trinity College, Cambridge, as well as additional studies in Berlin and Paris. During World War I he served in the army medical corps in France. Vaughan Williams taught music at the Royal College of Music (1920-1940), conducted the Bach Choir in London (1920-1927), and directed the Leith Hill Music Festival in Dorking (1905-1953). A major influence i… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: DOWN AMPNEY
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1906)
Meter: 6.6.11 D
Incipit: 12356 55657 16556
Key: D Major
Source: From the English Hymnal (1906)
Copyright: Used by permission of Oxford University Press

Texts

Come Down, O Love Divine

Come down, O Love divine,
seek thou this soul of mine,
and visit it with thine own ardor glowing;
O Comforter, draw near,
within my heart appear,
and kindle it, thy holy flame bestowing.

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Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Andrew Fletcher
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd.
  • 11 Hymn Elaborations for Organ
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Kenneth Mansfield
    Published By: National Music Publishers
  • 11 Hymn Preludes: Organ
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Kevin J. Sadowski
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House
  • 3 Hymns of Praise Set 5
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Robert A. Hobby
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc.
  • 4 Preludes on English Hymn Tunes
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: William H. Bates
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House
  • 5 Pentecost Hymn Improvisations Set 1
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Michael A. Burkhardt
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc.
  • 6 Hymn Preludes
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Melvin Rotermund
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House
  • 9 Hymn Improvisations
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Paul O. Manz
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc.
  • A British Perspective: Melodies and Hymn Tunes for Organ
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Marilyn Biery
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress
  • A Walter Pelz Organ Anthology
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Walter L. Pelz
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress
  • Augsburg Organ Library Easter
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Sedio
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress
  • Come, Thou Fount: Six Hymn Settings for Organ
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Raymond H. Haan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc.
  • Consoliere Volume 1 Number 3 May June 1970: Practical and Distinctive Pieces for the Church Organist
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Charles G. Frischmann; George Brandon
    Published By: World Library Publications, Inc.
  • Easy Hymn Preludes for Organ Volume 4: Musica Sacra
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Wilbur C. Held
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House
  • Easy Organ Library Volume 52
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Jeffrey Quick
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company
  • Easy Organ Library Volume 61
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: John G. Barr
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company
  • Eight Hymn Preludes for Ascension and Pentecost: For Organ
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Peter Pindar Stearns
    Published By: Harold Flammer Music Publishers Incorporated
  • Eight Miniatures for the Seasons of Lent, Easter and Pentecost
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Kristina Langloise
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc.
  • Five Hymn-Tune Preludes: International Series of Contemporary Organ Music
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: John Gardner
    Published By: Novello and Company Limited
  • Gathered to Worship Volume 1: Organ Music based on Hymn Tunes
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: John F. Kreibel
    Published By: GIA Publications, Inc.
  • Hail Thee, Festival Day: Five Hymn Settings for Organ
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Robert J. Powell
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc.
  • Hymn Prelude Library Volume Three Tunes DE: Lutheran Service Book
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Kevin J. Hildebrand; Raymond H. Haan
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House
  • Hymn Preludes for the Mennonite Hymnal, 1969: For Organ (Or, Occasionally, Piano)
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Helen Johnston
    Published By: Goshen College
  • Hymn Preludes for the Pentecost Season
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Wilbur C. Held
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House
  • Hymn Tunes A to Z: 38 Organ Settings for Worship or Recital
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Douglas E. Wagner; Jon Spong
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company
  • Oxford Hymn Settings for Organists Volume 5 Pentecost and Trinity: 27 Original Pieces on hymns for Pentecost and Trinity
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Rebecca Groom Te Velde; David Blackwell
    Published By: Oxford University Press
  • Penitent Prayers for Organ: Introspective Music for Worship or Recital
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Kevin Uppercue
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company
  • Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Charles Callahan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc.
  • Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: David M. Cherwien
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press
  • Preludes for the Hymns in Worship Supplement Volume III: Trinity - General Nos. 745 - 766
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Myron D. Casner
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams and the English Hymn: Six Settings for Organ
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Ennis Fruhauf
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress
  • Seasons of Grace: The Church Year for Organ
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Lyndell Leatherman
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company
  • Six Hymn Tune Preludes
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Philip Gehring
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House
  • Six Meditations on English Hymn Tunes for Organ
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Charles Callahan
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House
  • Six Organ Preludes
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Chester Alwes
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House
  • The Church Year Volume 2: Lent Through Trinity
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Austin Cole Lovelace
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.
  • The Complete Organist Volume 2: Accessible Service Music for the Church Year
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Carson P. Cooman; Anna Laura Page
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 12: Ascension Pentecost: A - N
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Herbert Gotsch; James Engel
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 23: General: Die helle - Eben
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Herbert Gotsch; Ralph C. Schultz
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House
  • The Marilyn Mason Music Library Volume 4: A Collection of Commissioned Works for Organ
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Marilyn Mason; Alice Jordan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc.
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 76 Number 5 May June 2013: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Douglas E. Wagner; Kevin Uppercue
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 80 Number 5 May June 2017: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Carson P. Cooman; Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company
  • The Organist Volume 115 Number 6 January February 2012: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Kevin Uppercue; Jeffrey Quick
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company
  • The Organist Volume 120 Number 2 May June 2016: The Service Music Companion for the Church Organist
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Carson P. Cooman; John G. Barr
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company
  • The Organist's Library Volume 55
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Kevin Uppercue
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company
  • The Oxford Book of Lent and Easter Organ Music: Including Music for Lent, Palm Sunday, Holy Week, Easter, Ascension, and Pentecost
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Robert Gower; Richard Popplewell
    Published By: Oxford University Press
  • The Parish Organist Part Eleven: Thirty-five Preludes on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Willem Mudde; Robert Crane
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 32 Number 5 May June 1998: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: James Mansfield
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 48 Number 5 May June 2014: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Douglas E. Wagner; Jon Spong
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company
  • Twelve Hymn Preludes and Improvisations
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Max Sinzheimer
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 200 Last Verses: Completely Revised to Complement the Keys in Major Hymn Books
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd.
  • 200 New Last Verses
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd.
  • 25 Festive Hymns for Organ and Choir
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Erik Routley
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House
  • Above All Praise: Choral Hymn Descants with Organ Accompaniment
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Antony Baldwin
    Published By: Paraclete Press
  • After the Last Verse: 200 Hymn Improvisations
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Malcolm Archer
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd.
  • Assist Me To Proclaim: Alternate Hymn Settings Volume 1
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Henry V. Gerike
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House
  • Creative Hymn Accompaniments for Organ: Volume 2
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Gerhard Krapf
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press
  • Final Flourishes: Hymn Tune Settings for Organ and Congregation
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Antony Baldwin
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press
  • Final Stanzas Volume 3: Hymn Settings for Organ and Descanting Instrument
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: David Maxwell
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House
  • Finishing Touch: One Hundred Last Verse Arrangements of Well-Known Hymn Tunes - New and Enlarged Edition
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd.
  • Free Harmonizations of Favorite Hymns Volume 2: General Hymns II
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: James M. Guthrie
    Published By: Self-published
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: Volume II
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc.
  • Free Hymn Accompaniments: 46 Tunes, 74 Hymns, Fully Indexed
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Robert J. Powell
    Published By: Abingdon Press
  • Hymn Harmonizations for Organ: Book IV
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: John A. Ferguson
    Published By: Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
  • Hymn Intonations, Preludes, and Free Harmonizations Volume XIII: Intonations, Harmonizations and Interludes
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: David Hurd
    Published By: Selah Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keyes: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd.
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 9: Evangelical Lutheran Worship Hymns 755 - 818
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 9: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 755 - 818
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress
  • New Hymn Accompaniments Volume 2
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: James Morrison; Gregory Hamilton
    Published By: CanticaNOVA Publications
  • The Creative Organist: Harmonizations for Hymn Singing
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: John A. Behnke
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company
  • The Really Big Descant Book - Full Music Edition: 250 Settings to Raise the Roof by the World's Finest Church Music Composers
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd.
  • The St. Francis Collection of Free Accompaniments to Hymn Tunes: 80 Settings by Various Composers
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Dirk van Dissel
    Published By: G. I. A. Publications, Inc.

Piano Solo

  • Bock's Best Friends: A Tribute to Fred Bock
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Jan Sanborn; William Phemister
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company
  • The Church Pianist Volume 30 Number 5 May June 2014: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editors: Larry F. Pugh; Don McAfee
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company

Instruments: French Horn and Keyboard

  • Instruments for All Seasons Chorale Preludes for the Liturgical Year: Volume III French Horn and Keyboard
    Selection Title: Come Down, O Love Divine
    Composer/Editor: Benjamin M. Culli
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House

Instruments: Organ and Brass

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