Composer: John Bacchus Dykes
Published in 34 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: HOSANNA (Dykes)
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes
Incipit: 15433 22155 55671
Key: A Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Organ Solo

  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 55 Number 1 October 1991: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Frederick Wilhelm Zachau
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1991) pp. 54
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 40 Number 4 April 1977: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Lani Smith; Gilbert M. Martin
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1977) pp. 35
  • The Parish Organist Part Five: Advent and Christmas Music
    Composer/Editor Erich Goldschmidt
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1955) pp. 16


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #635
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #2648
Text: Hosanna to the Living Lord
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #635

Hymns of the Church #11


Small Church Music #2937

The Christian Life Hymnal #48


The Cyber Hymnal #2648

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The Hymnal 1982 #486

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