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

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Free Harmonizations of Favorite Hymns Volume 2: General Hymns II
    Composer/Editor James M. Guthrie
    Published By: Self-published (2017) pp. LL
  • Final Stanzas Volume 3: Hymn Settings for Organ and Descanting Instrument
    Composer/Editor David Maxwell
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2013) pp. 9
  • Above All Praise: Choral Hymn Descants with Organ Accompaniment
    Composer/Editor Antony Baldwin
    Published By: Paraclete Press (2011) pp. 7
  • 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. 73
  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keys: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 73
  • 200 Last Verses: Completely Revised to Complement the Keys in Major Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 43
  • Assist Me To Proclaim: Alternate Hymn Settings Volume 1
    Composer/Editor Henry V. Gerike
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2009) pp. 18
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 9: Evangelical Lutheran Worship Hymns 755 - 818
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck; Jan Bender; Thomas Pavlechko
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2009) pp. 804
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 9: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 755 - 818
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck; Glenn Wonacott
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2009) pp. 804
  • The Really Big Descant Book - Full Music Edition: 250 Settings to Raise the Roof by the World's Finest Church Music Composers
    Composer/Editor Nigel Springthorpe
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 56
  • New Hymn Accompaniments Volume 2
    Composer/Editors James Morrison; Gregory Hamilton; Christopher Bord
    Published By: CanticaNOVA Publications (2008) pp. 1
  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 57
  • The St. Francis Collection of Free Accompaniments to Hymn Tunes: 80 Settings by Various Composers
    Composer/Editors Dirk van Dissel; Lindsay O'Neill
    Published By: G. I. A. Publications, Inc. (2005) pp. 23
  • Hymn Intonations, Preludes, and Free Harmonizations Volume XIII: Intonations, Harmonizations and Interludes
    Composer/Editor David Hurd
    Published By: Selah Publishing Company, Inc. (2004) pp. 15
  • Final Flourishes: Hymn Tune Settings for Organ and Congregation
    Composer/Editor Antony Baldwin
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1997) pp. 6
  • Finishing Touch: One Hundred Last Verse Arrangements of Well-Known Hymn Tunes - New and Enlarged Edition
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 16
  • After the Last Verse: 200 Hymn Improvisations
    Composer/Editor Malcolm Archer
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1995) pp. 44
  • Creative Hymn Accompaniments for Organ: Volume 2
    Composer/Editor Gerhard Krapf
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1994) pp. 8
  • The Creative Organist: Harmonizations for Hymn Singing
    Composer/Editor John A. Behnke
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1993) pp. 4
  • Hymn Harmonizations for Organ: Book IV
    Composer/Editor John A. Ferguson
    Published By: Ludwig Music Publishing Co. (1987) pp. 3
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: Volume II
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1986) pp. 69
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 23: General: Die helle - Eben
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; Ralph C. Schultz
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1983) pp. 29
  • 25 Festive Hymns for Organ and Choir
    Composer/Editor Erik Routley
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1982) pp. 22
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 12: Ascension Pentecost: A - N
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; James Engel
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1982) pp. 29
  • Free Hymn Accompaniments: 46 Tunes, 74 Hymns, Fully Indexed
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Powell
    Published By: Abingdon Press (1979) pp. 36

Organ Solo

  • A Walter Pelz Organ Anthology
    Composer/Editor Walter L. Pelz
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2018) pp. 20
  • Seasons of Grace: The Church Year for Organ
    Composer/Editor Lyndell Leatherman
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2018) pp. 83
  • The Complete Organist Volume 2: Accessible Service Music for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Carson P. Cooman; Anna Laura Page
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2017) pp. 98
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 80 Number 5 May June 2017: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Carson P. Cooman; Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2017) pp. 6
  • Easy Organ Library Volume 61
    Composer/Editor John G. Barr
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2016) pp. 45
  • Gathered to Worship Volume 1: Organ Music based on Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor John F. Kreibel
    Published By: GIA Publications, Inc. (2016) pp. 18
  • Oxford Hymn Settings for Organists Volume 5 Pentecost and Trinity: 27 Original Pieces on hymns for Pentecost and Trinity
    Composer/Editors Rebecca Groom Te Velde; David Blackwell
    Published By: Oxford University Press (2016) pp. 17
  • The Organist Volume 120 Number 2 May June 2016: The Service Music Companion for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Carson P. Cooman; John G. Barr
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2016) pp. 11
  • The Organist's Library Volume 55
    Composer/Editor Kevin Uppercue
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 54
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 48 Number 5 May June 2014: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Jon Spong
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 2
  • Hymn Prelude Library Volume Three Tunes DE: Lutheran Service Book
    Composer/Editors Kevin J. Hildebrand; Raymond H. Haan
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2013) pp. 66
  • Hymn Tunes A to Z: 38 Organ Settings for Worship or Recital
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Jon Spong
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 100
  • Penitent Prayers for Organ: Introspective Music for Worship or Recital
    Composer/Editor Kevin Uppercue
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 6
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 76 Number 5 May June 2013: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Kevin Uppercue
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 20
  • The Oxford Book of Lent and Easter Organ Music: Including Music for Lent, Palm Sunday, Holy Week, Easter, Ascension, and Pentecost
    Composer/Editors Robert Gower; Richard Popplewell
    Published By: Oxford University Press (2013) pp. 110
  • Easy Organ Library Volume 52
    Composer/Editor Jeffrey Quick
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 76
  • The Organist Volume 115 Number 6 January February 2012: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Kevin Uppercue; Jeffrey Quick
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 76
  • A British Perspective: Melodies and Hymn Tunes for Organ
    Composer/Editor Marilyn Biery
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2009) pp. 20
  • Come, Thou Fount: Six Hymn Settings for Organ
    Composer/Editor Raymond H. Haan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2009) pp. 22
  • The Church Year Volume 2: Lent Through Trinity
    Composer/Editor Austin Cole Lovelace
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. (2009) pp. 19
  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor Andrew Fletcher
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 92
  • 4 Preludes on English Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor William H. Bates
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2008) pp. 3
  • The Marilyn Mason Music Library Volume 4: A Collection of Commissioned Works for Organ
    Composer/Editors Marilyn Mason; Alice Jordan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2008) pp. 23
  • Composer/Editor David M. Cherwien
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (2007) pp. 8
  • Hail Thee, Festival Day: Five Hymn Settings for Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Powell
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2006) pp. 3
  • Easy Hymn Preludes for Organ Volume 4: Musica Sacra
    Composer/Editor Wilbur C. Held
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2005) pp. 12
  • 11 Hymn Elaborations for Organ
    Composer/Editor Kenneth Mansfield
    Published By: National Music Publishers (2003) pp. 24
  • 11 Hymn Preludes: Organ
    Composer/Editor Kevin J. Sadowski
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2000) pp. 8
  • Augsburg Organ Library Easter
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Sedio
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2000) pp. 39
  • 3 Hymns of Praise Set 5
    Composer/Editor Robert A. Hobby
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1998) pp. 6
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 32 Number 5 May June 1998: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editor James Mansfield
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1998) pp. 27
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams and the English Hymn: Six Settings for Organ
    Composer/Editor Ennis Fruhauf
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1997) pp. 19
  • Eight Miniatures for the Seasons of Lent, Easter and Pentecost
    Composer/Editor Kristina Langloise
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1996) pp. 14, 17-18
  • 5 Pentecost Hymn Improvisations Set 1
    Composer/Editor Michael A. Burkhardt
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1994) pp. 10
  • 9 Hymn Improvisations
    Composer/Editor Paul O. Manz
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1994) pp. 12
  • 6 Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor Melvin Rotermund
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1993) pp. 8
  • Six Meditations on English Hymn Tunes for Organ
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1993) pp. 10
  • Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1992) pp. 6
  • Eight Hymn Preludes for Ascension and Pentecost: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Peter Pindar Stearns
    Published By: Harold Flammer Music Publishers Incorporated (1988) pp. 24
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 23: General: Die helle - Eben
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; Ralph C. Schultz
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1983) pp. 27, 29
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 12: Ascension Pentecost: A - N
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; James Engel
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1982) pp. 28
  • Six Organ Preludes
    Composer/Editor Chester Alwes
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1980) pp. 9
  • Hymn Preludes for the Pentecost Season
    Composer/Editor Wilbur C. Held
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1979) pp. 12
  • Preludes for the Hymns in Worship Supplement Volume III: Trinity - General Nos. 745 - 766
    Composer/Editor Myron D. Casner
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1973) pp. 18
  • Consoliere Volume 1 Number 3 May June 1970: Practical and Distinctive Pieces for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Charles G. Frischmann; George Brandon
    Published By: World Library Publications, Inc. (1970) pp. 11
  • Hymn Preludes for the Mennonite Hymnal, 1969: For Organ (Or, Occasionally, Piano)
    Composer/Editor Helen Johnston
    Published By: Goshen College (1970) pp. 53
  • Twelve Hymn Preludes and Improvisations
    Composer/Editor Max Sinzheimer
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1967) pp. 12
  • Six Hymn Tune Preludes
    Composer/Editor Philip Gehring
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1966) pp. 10
  • The Parish Organist Part Eleven: Thirty-five Preludes on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editors Willem Mudde; Ronald Arnatt
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1966) pp. 17
  • Five Hymn-Tune Preludes: International Series of Contemporary Organ Music
    Composer/Editor John Gardner
    Published By: Novello and Company Limited (1962) pp. 11

Piano Solo

  • The Church Pianist Volume 30 Number 5 May June 2014: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Larry F. Pugh; Don McAfee
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 8
  • Bock's Best Friends: A Tribute to Fred Bock
    Composer/Editors Jan Sanborn; William Phemister
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (2000) pp. 44

Instruments: French Horn and Keyboard

  • Instruments for All Seasons Chorale Preludes for the Liturgical Year: Volume III French Horn and Keyboard
    Composer/Editor Benjamin M. Culli
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2008) pp. 21

Instruments: Organ and Brass

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