LINCOLN (Ravenscoft)

LINCOLN (Ravenscoft)

Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft
Published in 11 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

Thomas Ravenscroft United Kingdom 1592-1635. Born at Sussex, England, he allegedly sang in the choir at St Paul’s Cathedral. He attended music lectures at Gresham College. He was educated at Cambridge College, graduating in 1607. From 1618-1622 he was music master at Christ’s Hospital. Many of his works were aimed at pleasing a middle class lay public. He collected folk music: “Pammelia” (1609), “Deuteromelia” [includes the song “Three blind mice”](1609), “Melismata” (1611). He also published a metrical Psalter (the whole book of Psalms) in 1621. He composed 11 anthems, three motets, and four fantasies. He also wrote two treatises on music theory: “A briefe discourse of the true (but neglected) use of charact… 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

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • More Hymns for Occasions: One Hundred Special Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Colin Mawby
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1997) pp. 46
  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 101

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3799
Text: Lord, in Thy Name Thy Servants Plead
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6933
Text: Thou Spakest, Lord, and into One
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7570
Text: While Men Grow Bold in Wicked Ways
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
TextPage Scan

Common Praise (1998) #257

Audio

Small Church Music #5090

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3799

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6933

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7570

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #126

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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