LUX BENIGNA (Dykes)

LUX BENIGNA (Dykes)

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1865)
Published in 360 hymnals


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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: LUX BENIGNA (Dykes)
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1865)
Meter: 10.4.10.4.10.10
Incipit: 51233 21616 51712
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • The Organist's Companion Volume 41 Number 2 January February 2019 General, Lent, Holy Week, Funerals: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; Franklin D. Ashdown
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. (2019) pp. 22
  • Praise to the Lord: Seven Hymn Settings for Organ
    Composer/Editor Clay Christiansen
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2014) pp. 12
  • Composer/Editor Dale Wood
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 95
  • The Organist's Library Volume 52
    Composer/Editor Dale Wood
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 50
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 75 Number 1 September October 2011: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; David Dale
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2011) pp. 50
  • 150 Hymn Preludes Book 2 Hymn Tune L - W: Short and Playable Pieces in Keys to Match All Popular Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Richard Lloyd
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2010) pp. 304
  • A Treasury of Hymn Settings Volume 2
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Dale Wood
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (2005) pp. 14
  • Hymn Preludes for the Church Year Book 2: Ordinary Time
    Composer/Editors Aaron Shows; Richard Lloyd
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 128
  • Wood Works for Organ Book 4
    Composer/Editor Dale Wood
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (2001) pp. 28
  • 64 Hymn Preludes for Organ:

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1998) pp. 108
  • Organ Chains 2: Twenty-eight favorite hymns arranged in a continuous medley for Organ
    Composer/Editor Brent Jorgensen
    Published By: Jackman Music Corporation (1998) pp. 19
  • The Ward Organist Music Library 2: Intermediate Organ Preludes
    Composer/Editor Darwin K. Wolford
    Published By: Jackman Music Corporation (1998) pp. 14
  • Favorite Hymns for Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert Hebble
    Published By: Warner Brothers Publications, Inc. (1995) pp. 50
  • In Quiet Joy: Nine Hymn Preludes for Organ
    Composer/Editor Darwin K. Wolford
    Published By: Warner Brothers Publications, Inc. (1995) pp. 14
  • Preludes to the Past: Organ Settings of Enduring 19th Century Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Emma Lou Diemer
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1990) pp. 21
  • Preludes for Organ: Hymn Arrangements for Seasonal and General Use
    Composer/Editor Ethel Tench Rogers
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1988) pp. 26
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 17 Number 6 July 1983: A Bi-monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Howard Wells; Stanley E. Saxton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1983) pp. 66
  • Lorenz's Organ Album No. 88: Three-Staff Voluntaries for the Church Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1982) pp. 35
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 45 Number 6 August 1982: A Bi-Monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1982) pp. 35
  • Hymn Tunes, Preludes & Improvisations for Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert Hebble
    Published By: Bradley Publications (1981) pp. 56
  • Hymn Preludes for Organ: Book Three
    Composer/Editor Darwin K. Wolford
    Published By: Sonos Music Resources Incorporated (1979) pp. 22
  • Hymns You Love Best for Organ Volume 2
    Composer/Editor Dorothy Wells
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1979) pp. 43
  • 49 Sacred Melodies: For All Organs
    Composer/Editors Gregory P. Cohn; John B. Dykes
    Published By: G. Schirmer, Inc. (1970) pp. 51
  • Sacred Music for All Organs: Tonal Dynamic Registrations by Gregory P. Cohn
    Composer/Editor Gregory P. Cohn
    Published By: G. Schirmer, Inc. (1970) pp. 27
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 3 Number 5 May 1969: A Bi-Monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Joseph Roff; Emma Louise Ashford
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1969) pp. 13
  • Favorite Hymns: For All Organs
    Composer/Editors Ethel Tench Rogers; Olive Nelson Russell
    Published By: Pro Art Publications, Inc. (1965) pp. 22
  • Hymn Meditations for Funerals: Registrated for Pipe, Electronic, and Spinet Organs
    Composer/Editors Howard Zettervall; Rob Roy Peery
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1962) pp. 8
  • Hymns and Their Variations: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1962) pp. 32
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 22 Number 6 August 1959: Voluntaries for the Church Organ
    Composer/Editors Ellen Jane Lorenz; Rob Roy Peery
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1959) pp. 59
  • Sacred Music for Hammond Organ: Spinet and Pre-Set Models
    Composer/Editor Cecil Bentz
    Published By: M. Witmark & Sons (1958) pp. 30
  • Album of Familiar Hymns Book 2
    Composer/Editor Earl Roland Larson
    Published By: Belwin Mills Publishing Corporation (1956) pp. 10
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 15 Number 2 December 1951: Voluntaries for the Church Organ
    Composer/Editors Ellen Jane Lorenz; Austin Cole Lovelace
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1951) pp. 48
  • Funeral Hymn Voluntaries
    Composer/Editor Emma Louise Ashford
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1950) pp. 45
  • 19 Organ Hymn-Tune Transcriptions: Registrations for Both Pipe and Electric Organs
    Composer/Editor George S. Schuler
    Published By: Zondervan Publishing House (1948) pp. 31
  • Van Denman Thompson's Hymn Meditations for Pipe Organ Volume Two

    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1946) pp. 54
  • Van Denman Thompson's Hymn Meditations Volume Two
    Composer/Editor Van Denman Thompson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1942) pp. 54
  • Stults' Hymn Paraphrases No. 1 for Pipe Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert Morrison Stults
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1940) pp. 49
  • Ashford's Hymn Voluntaries No. 1: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries Based on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Emma Louise Ashford
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1901) pp. 34

Piano Solo

  • The Church Pianist Volume 28 Number 1 September October 2011: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Larry F. Pugh; Gilbert M. Martin
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2011) pp. 35
  • PedalPoint Volume 8 Number 3 April May June 1989: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Eloise Hynes
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1989) pp. 18
  • Favorite Hymns Arranged for Piano Solo
    Composer/Editor Tim Price
    Published By: Mel Bay Publications, Inc. (1978) pp. 18
  • Favorite Hymns for Piano Solo
    Composer/Editor Tim Price
    Published By: Mel Bay Publications, Inc. (1978) pp. 18
  • Highlights of Familiar Hymns: In Transcriptions for Piano Solo
    Composer/Editor Georg Walter Anthony
    Published By: Theodore Presser Company (1959) pp. 43
  • Eighteen Hymn Transcriptions for Piano
    Composer/Editor Clarence Kohlmann
    Published By: Theodore Presser Company (1946) pp. 45
  • Sacred Classics Book Two: In Hymn Interpretations for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Henrietta Eleanor Fruen
    Published By: Biola Book Room (1941) pp. 40
  • World's Greatest Collection of Sacred Songs: 37 Big Hits
    Composer/Editor Homer Rodeheaver
    Published By: M. M. Cole Publishing Co. (1933) pp. 59

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Ethel Smith's Second Piano and Organ Duet Album
    Composer/Editor Ethel Smith
    Published By: Ethel Smith Music Corporation (1951) pp. 46

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Two Hundred One Hymn Tune Prelude Miniatures
    Composer/Editor Mark Winchester
    Published By: Frog Music (2005) pp. 95
  • Restrained Last Verses: Varied Accompaniments for Popular Hymns

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2003) pp. 73
  • Last Verse Extravaganza for Organ: 200 Fabulous Arrangements

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 88
  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 107
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: By Fifty American Composers
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 3
  • Hymnal Plus Book 1
    Composer/Editors Robert M. Cundick; John Longhurst
    Published By: Sonos Music Resources Incorporated (1979) pp. 6
  • Favorite Hymn Tunes in Dual Settings Book 2: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Arthur E. Bergman
    Published By: King Music Publishing Co. (1964) pp. 34
  • Hymns and Their Variations: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1962) pp. 32

Voices: Organ and Voice

  • Cavalcade of Hymns and Sacred Songs: All Organ Deluxe Album Over 100 Selected Titles
    Composer/Editor Anonymous
    Published By: California Music Press (1963) pp. 112

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Hymns and Sacred Songs for All Organs: Hansen's All Organ Series No. 4

    Published By: Hansen Publications, Inc. (1961) pp. 13

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