EASTGATE (Bennett)

EASTGATE (Bennett)

Composer: Robert Bennett
Published in 4 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Composer: Robert Bennett

Robert Bennett was born at Bakewell, Derbyshire in 1787. His family moved to Cambridge when he was young and he became a chorister at King's College. He took music lessons from Dr. Clarke Whitfield. In 1811 he was appointed organist of the parish church in Sheffield. He was a close friend of William Sterndale, who he named his son after. (See William Sterndale Bennett) Robert Bennett composed several hymn tunes. Dianne Shapiro, from "Hymn-Tunes and Their Story" by James T. Lightwood (London: Charles H. Kelly, 1905) Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: EASTGATE (Bennett)
Composer: Robert Bennett
Meter: 8.6.8.6 with repeat
Incipit: 51766 55671 33
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

Small Church Music #6322
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
Audio

Small Church Music #6322

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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