GLEBE FIELD

GLEBE FIELD

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes
Published in 19 hymnals


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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: GLEBE FIELD
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Incipit: 11123 44353 45622
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Hail, all hail the joyful morn

Gentle Jesus, meek and mild, Look upon a little child

Lamb of God, I look to Thee

Lamb of God, I look to Thee:
Thou shalt my example be;
Thou art gentle, meek, and mild;
thou wast once a little child.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3403
Text: Joy! Because the Circling Year
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #10209
Text: Hail, All Hail The Joyful Morn!
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3403

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #10209

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