GAUNTLETT (Gauhtlett 53154)

GAUNTLETT (Gauhtlett 53154)

Composer: Henry J. Gauntlett
Published in 2 hymnals

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Composer: Henry J. Gauntlett

Henry J. Gauntlett (b. Wellington, Shropshire, July 9, 1805; d. London, England, February 21, 1876) When he was nine years old, Henry John Gauntlett (b. Wellington, Shropshire, England, 1805; d. Kensington, London, England, 1876) became organist at his father's church in Olney, Buckinghamshire. At his father's insistence he studied law, practicing it until 1844, after which he chose to devote the rest of his life to music. He was an organist in various churches in the London area and became an important figure in the history of British pipe organs. A designer of organs for William Hill's company, Gauntlett extend­ed the organ pedal range and in 1851 took out a patent on electric action for organs. Felix Mendelssohn chose him to play the or… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: GAUNTLETT (Gauhtlett 53154)
Composer: Henry J. Gauntlett
Meter: D
Incipit: 53154 21511 76153
Key: b minor
Copyright: Public Domain


Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • The Ultimate Finishing Touch: Last-verse Arrangements of Well-loved Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2000) pp. 56
  • Finishing Touch: One Hundred Last Verse Arrangements of Well-Known Hymn Tunes - New and Enlarged Edition
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 20
  • The Faber Books of Descants: Harmony Edition
    Composer/Editor Leslie Russell
    Published By: Faber Music Limited (1969) pp. 6

Organ Solo

  • Sounding Joy: Organ Settings for Christmas
    Composer/Editor Aaron Shows
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2017) pp. 57
  • The Organist's Library Volume 52
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Powell
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 81
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 75 Number 2 November December 2011: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Robert J. Powell
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2011) pp. 81
  • A Christmas Collection for Organ
    Composer/Editor Alec Rowley
    Published By: Novello and Company Limited (1981) pp. 14

Piano Solo

  • Celebrate the Season: New Age Piano Stylings of Traditional Holiday Music
    Composer/Editor Michael Scott
    Published By: Warner Brothers Publications, Inc. (1991) pp. 6


The Cyber Hymnal #253
Text: As Joseph Was a Walking
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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