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ELVET (Dykes)

ELVET (Dykes)

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes
Published in 25 hymnals


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: ELVET (Dykes)
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 34451 16517 65453
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 25 of 25)
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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #90

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #277

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Christian Science Hymnal #66

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Concordia #52

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Hymnal for Church and Home #148

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Hymnal for Church and Home (2nd ed.) #148

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Hymns of the Church #339

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Hymns of the Living Church #162

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Hymns of Worship and Service #426

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Hymns of Worship and Service #426

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Hymns of Worship and Service #328

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New Manual of Praise #106

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New Manual of Praise #107

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New Manual of Praise #604

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Song Anchor #145

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Songs of Praise with Tunes #149

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Songs of the Christian Life #447

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The Church Hymnary #155

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The Evangelical Hymnal with Tunes #139

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The New Laudes Domini #522a

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #483

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #498

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The Service Hymnal with an introductory service #155

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