HEREFORD (Wesley)

HEREFORD (Wesley)

Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1872)
Published in 29 hymnals


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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: HEREFORD (Wesley)
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1872)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 33212 43321 22
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymns Amazing: Fifty of the Finest, Like They've Never Sounded Before, Plus a Prelude on Every One!
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2015) pp. 110, 114
  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keys: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 112
  • 200 Last Verses: Completely Revised to Complement the Keys in Major Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 69
  • The Art of Hymn Playing Volume 2: 250 Preludes Introductions Free Accompaniments & Alternate Harmonizations
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2009) pp. 82
  • The Really Big Descant Book - Full Music Edition: 250 Settings to Raise the Roof by the World's Finest Church Music Composers
    Composer/Editor Christopher Gower
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 92
  • Restrained Last Verses: Varied Accompaniments for Popular Hymns
    Composer/Editor Andrew Moore
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2003) pp. 56
  • Last Verse Extravaganza for Organ: 200 Fabulous Arrangements
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 67
  • The Ultimate Finishing Touch: Last-verse Arrangements of Well-loved Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2000) pp. 65
  • Final Flourishes Volume 2: Hymn Tune Settings for Organ and Congregation
    Composer/Editor Antony Baldwin
    Published By: Sacred Music Press (1999) pp. 12
  • More Hymns for Occasions: One Hundred Special Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Colin Mawby
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1997) pp. 38
  • After the Last Verse: 200 Hymn Improvisations
    Composer/Editor Malcolm Archer
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1995) pp. 69

Organ Solo

  • Oxford Hymn Settings for Organists Volume 5 Pentecost and Trinity: 27 Original Pieces on hymns for Pentecost and Trinity
    Composer/Editors Rebecca Groom Te Velde; David Blackwell; Alan Bullard
    Published By: Oxford University Press (2016) pp. 28
  • The Oxford Book of Lent and Easter Organ Music: Including Music for Lent, Palm Sunday, Holy Week, Easter, Ascension, and Pentecost
    Composer/Editors Robert Gower; Malcolm Riley
    Published By: Oxford University Press (2013) pp. 107
  • 150 Hymn Preludes Book 1 Hymn Tune A - K: Short and Playable Pieces in Keys to Match All Popular Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Stanley Vann
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2010) pp. 237
  • Organ Miniatures: 200 Short Improvisations on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1999) pp. 77
  • Chorale Variants on Two Noels: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Franklin D. Ashdown
    Published By: Harold Flammer Music Publishers Incorporated (1989) pp. 2

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Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #552

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Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #625

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Small Church Music #593

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Small Church Music #614

The Book of Praise #567

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The Cyber Hymnal #6977

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The Hymnal 1982 #704

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #467b

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The New English Hymnal #431

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