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LINCOLN (Ravenscoft)

LINCOLN (Ravenscoft)

Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft
Published in 10 hymnals


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Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1582 or 1592 – 1635) was an English musician, theorist and editor, notable as a composer of rounds and catches, and especially for compiling collections of British folk music. Little is known of Ravenscroft's early life. He probably sang in the choir of St. Paul's Cathedral from 1594, when a Thomas Raniscroft was listed on the choir rolls and remained there until 1600 under the directorship of Thomas Giles. He probably received his bachelor's degree in 1605 from Cambridge. Ravenscroft's principal contributions are his collections of folk music, including catches, rounds, street cries, vendor songs, "freeman's songs" and other anonymous music, in three collections: Pammelia (1609), Deuteromelia or The Seconde… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 12321 17115 44344
Key: G Major
Source: The Whole Booke of Psalmes (London: 1621).
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3799
Text: Lord, in Thy Name Thy Servants Plead
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The Cyber Hymnal #6933
Text: Thou Spakest, Lord, and into One
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The Cyber Hymnal #7570
Text: While Men Grow Bold in Wicked Ways
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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Common Praise (1998) #257

Audio

Small Church Music #5090

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3799

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6933

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7570

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The New English Hymnal #126

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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