FENITON COURT

FENITON COURT

Composer: Edward J. Hopkins
Published in 12 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Edward J. Hopkins

Dr Edward John Hopkins MusDoc United Kingdom 1818-1901. Born at Westminster, England, the son of a clarinetist with the Royal Opera House orchestra, he became an organist (as did two of his brothers) and a composer. In 1826 he became a chorister of the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of King William IV in Westminster Abbey. He also sang in the choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral, a double schedule requiring skill and dexterity. On Sunday evenings he would play the outgoing voluntary at St. Martin’s in-the-field. He left Chapel Royal in 1834 and started studying organ construction at two organ factories. He took an appointment at Mitcham Church as organist at age 16, winning an audition against other organists. Four years later… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: FENITON COURT
Composer: Edward J. Hopkins
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7
Incipit: 55113 21767 13543
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us

Jesus Came, the Heavens Adoring

Angels From the Realms of Glory

Angels from the realms of glory,
wing your flight o'er all the earth;
ye who sang creation's story
now proclaim Messiah's birth:

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Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Hymns and Psalms #68b

Hymns and Psalms #92b

Audio

Small Church Music #6967

Include 9 pre-1979 instances
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