FARRANT

Composer: Richard Farrant

Like many composers of his day, the early years of Richard Farrant’s (c.1525- November 30, 1580) life are not well documented. The first acknowledgment of him is in a list of the Gentleman of the Chapel Royal in 1552. It is assumed from that list that his birth was around 1525. Although, that cannot be accurately determined. During his life he was able to establish himself as a successful composer, develop the English drama considerably, founded the first Blackfriar Theatre, and be the first to write verse-anthems. He married Anne Bower, daughter of Richard Bower who was Master of the Chapel Royal choristers at the time. With Anne he conceived ten children, one of whom was also named, Richard. As a member of the Gentleman of the Chapel… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Richard Farrant
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 11232 14223 45545
Key: G Major or modal

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #450
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #6957
Text: To Thee, O God, We Render Thanks
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #155
Text: Love God with All Your Soul and Strength
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF, XML)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #450ScoreAudio
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #376
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #587
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #716TextFlexScorePage Scan
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #155Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreAudio
Small Church Music #2391Audio
Songs for Life #76Text
The Cyber Hymnal #6957TextScoreAudio
Include 46 pre-1979 instances



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