[Farewell, faithful friends, we must now bid adieu]

[Farewell, faithful friends, we must now bid adieu]

Composer: Henry R. Bishop
Published in 2 hymnals

Composer: Henry R. Bishop

Bishop, Henry Rowley, was born at London, Nov. 18, 1786, and died at London, April 30, 1855. See a full notice in the Dictionary of Nat. Biog., v., 91. From 1840 he was occasional and from 1843 to 1848 sole conductor of the Antient Concerts. Of his Twelve Corales...as sung at the Concerts of Ancient Music, for which (with Words expressly written to them) they were adapted and arranged by Sir Henry R. Bishop, 1844 (B. M. copy is H. 878), some are fairly literal translations from the German, others have no connection with their nominal originals. Three were noted in this Dictionary, but their source not having been traced in 1892, we now subjoin them:— 1. Behold, how glorious is yon sky, p. 127, ii. This is from "Wie herrlich ist die… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Henry R. Bishop
Incipit: 13445 453(2 )3121 13(4)
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


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