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LAMBETH (Akeroyde)

LAMBETH (Akeroyde)

Composer: Samuel Akeroyde
Published in 9 hymnals

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Composer: Samuel Akeroyde

Samuel Akeroyde, born in Yorkshire, England, latter half of the 17th century. He contributed songs to the Third Part of D'Urfey's Don Quixote in 1696. His songs are also found in the Theatre of Music (1685-87), Viniculum societatis (1687), Comes amoris (1687-94), Gentleman's Journal (1692-94) Thesaurus musicus (1693-96), and other collections. Cyclopedia of Music and Musicians by John Denison Camplin, Jr. and William Foster Apthorp (Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1888)  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: LAMBETH (Akeroyde)
Composer: Samuel Akeroyde
Incipit: 13334 55654 5565
Notes: There is a strong reason to believe that this is the tune sung by John Wesley on the night of his conversion, 24th May, 1738. he subsequently inserted it in his 'Foundery' Collection of Tunes, for the hymn 'And can it be'
Key: F Major
Source: Di­vine Com­pan­ion, 1722
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #5111
Text: O Lead My Blindness by the Hand
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #4009
  • PDF Score (PDF)


Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Hymns and Psalms #706a

Singing the Faith #454b


Small Church Music #4009


The Cyber Hymnal #5111

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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