LINCOLN (Ravenscoft)

LINCOLN (Ravenscoft)

Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft
Published in 10 hymnals


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Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

Little is known about Thomas Ravenscroft’s (b. circa Sussex, England, 1592; d. circa London, England, 1635) early life. It is believed he sang in the choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral, and probably received his bachelor’s degree in 1605 from Cambridge. Ravenscroft is principally known for his collections of folk music: Pammelia (1609), Deuteromelia or The Seconde Part of Musicks Melodie (1609), which includes the famous children’s song “Three Blind Mice,” and Melismata (1611). He also published a metrical psalter (The Whole Booke of Psalmes) in 1621. He composed eleven anthems, three motets, and four fantasias. He also wrote two treatises on music theory: A Briefe Discourse of the True (but Neglected) Use of Charact’ring the Degre… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: LINCOLN (Ravenscoft)
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

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The Cyber Hymnal #3799

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The Cyber Hymnal #6933

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The Cyber Hymnal #7570

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The New English Hymnal #126

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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