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GWEEDORE

GWEEDORE

Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Published in 3 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Samuel Sebastian Wesley (b. London, England, 1810; d. Gloucester, England, 1876) was an English organist and composer. The grandson of Charles Wesley, he was born in London, and sang in the choir of the Chapel Royal as a boy. He learned composition and organ from his father, Samuel, completed a doctorate in music at Oxford, and composed for piano, organ, and choir. He was organist at Hereford Cathedral (1832-1835), Exeter Cathedral (1835-1842), Leeds Parish Church (1842­-1849), Winchester Cathedral (1849-1865), and Gloucester Cathedral (1865-1876). Wesley strove to improve the standards of church music and the status of church musicians; his observations and plans for reform were published as A Few Words on Cathedral Music and the Music Sy… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: GWEEDORE
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Meter: 6.6.6.6.8.8
Incipit: 34326 51153 21123
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 78

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #55b

TextPage Scan

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #56

Audio

Small Church Music #1726

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