LINCOLN (Ravenscroft)

LINCOLN (Ravenscroft)

Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft; Arranged: W. Harrison (1621)
Published in 1 hymnal

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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 >

Arranged: W. Harrison

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Tune Information

Arranged: W. Harrison (1621)
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft
Incipit: 32171 65551 12111
Key: G Major


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1365
  • Four-part harmony, full score, Tenor-lead arrangement (PDF, NWC)
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)


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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1365

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