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LAETABUNDUS (Hopkins)

LAETABUNDUS (Hopkins)

Composer: Edward J. Hopkins
Published in 5 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Composer: Edward J. Hopkins

Dr Edward John Hopkins MusDoc United Kingdom 1818-1901. Born at Westminster, England, the son of a clarinetist with the Royal Opera House orchestra, he became an organist (as did two of his brothers) and a composer. In 1826 he became a chorister of the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of King William IV in Westminster Abbey. He also sang in the choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral, a double schedule requiring skill and dexterity. On Sunday evenings he would play the outgoing voluntary at St. Martin’s in-the-field. He left Chapel Royal in 1834 and started studying organ construction at two organ factories. He took an appointment at Mitcham Church as organist at age 16, winning an audition against other organists. Four years later… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: LAETABUNDUS (Hopkins)
Composer: Edward J. Hopkins
Meter: 7.7.7.7 with alleluia
Incipit: 55671 67123 21
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #143

Audio

Small Church Music #6064

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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