FERRIER

FERRIER

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes
Published in 50 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

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: FERRIER
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Incipit: 33315 65567 17676
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1290
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #3113
Text: In the Morning I Will Raise
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #3325
Text: Jesus, Holy, Undefiled
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #11263
Text: O This Soul, How Dark And Blind
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Ambassador Hymnal #374

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1290

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3113

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3325

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #11263

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