HEREFORD (Gauntlett)

HEREFORD (Gauntlett)

Composer: Henry J. Gauntlett (1872)
Published in 12 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: HEREFORD (Gauntlett)
Composer: Henry J. Gauntlett (1872)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Incipit: 53455 12356 5117
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
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Hymns of Worship and Service #413

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Hymns of Worship and Service #413

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Services for Congregational Worship. The New Hymn and Tune Book #167

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Songs of the Christian Life #389a

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The American Hymnal for Chapel Service #51

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The Book of Worship of the Church School #55

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The Church Hymnary #340

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The Evangelical Hymnal with Tunes #524

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The Hymnal of Praise #122

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The Lutheran Hymnary #495

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The Lutheran Hymnary #536

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The Riverdale Hymn Book #265

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