LANDSDOWNE

LANDSDOWNE

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1868)
Published in 4 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

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: LANDSDOWNE
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1868)
Meter: 7.5.7.5.7.7
Incipit: 53516 15671 255
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Hymns of the Kingdom of God #486

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In Excelsis for School and Chapel #251

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The Evangelical Hymnal with Tunes #557

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Voices of Praise #256

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