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EWYAS HAROLD

Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley, Mus.D. (1810-1876)

Samuel Sebastian Wesley (b. London, England, 1810; d. Gloucester, England, 1876) was an English organist and composer. The grandson of Charles Wesley, he was born in London, and sang in the choir of the Chapel Royal as a boy. He learned composition and organ from his father, Samuel, completed a doctorate in music at Oxford, and composed for piano, organ, and choir. He was organist at Hereford Cathedral (1832-1835), Exeter Cathedral (1835-1842), Leeds Parish Church (1842­-1849), Winchester Cathedral (1849-1865), and Gloucester Cathedral (1865-1876). Wesley strove to improve the standards of church music and the status of church musicians; his observations and plans for reform were published as A Few Words on Cathedral Music and the Music Sy… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: EWYAS HAROLD
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley, Mus.D. (1810-1876) (1863)
Meter: 6.6.8.6.4.4.4.7
Incipit: 34322 21165 43
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9833
Text: From Egypt Lately Come
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #9833

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