KENT (Lampe)

KENT (Lampe)

Composer: John Frederick Lampe (1746)
Published in 19 hymnals

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Composer: John Frederick Lampe

John Frederick Lampe (born Johann Friedrich Lampe; probably 1703 – 25 July 1751) was a musician. He was born in Saxony, but came to England in 1724 and played the bassoon in opera houses. His wife, Isabella Lampe, was sister-in-law to the composer Thomas Arne with whom Lampe collaborated on a number of concert seasons. John and Isabella's son, Charles John Frederick Lampe, was a successful organist and composer as well. Like Arne, Lampe wrote operatic works in English in defiance of the vogue for Italian opera popularised by George Frideric Handel and Nicola Porpora. Lampe, along with Henry Carey and J. S. Smith, founded the short-lived English Opera Project. He became a friend of Charles Wesley, and wrote several tunes to accompany… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: John Frederick Lampe (1746)
Incipit: 53716 54332 54576
Key: D Major


Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #486b

Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #34

Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #395

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Rejoice in the Lord #56

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Rejoice in the Lord #476


Small Church Music #1955


The Cyber Hymnal #9827


The Cyber Hymnal #11106

The New English Hymnal #196b

Include 10 pre-1979 instances
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