MARCHING

MARCHING

Composer: Martin Shaw (1915)
Published in 33 hymnals


Printable scores: MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Martin Shaw

Martin F. Shaw was educated at the Royal College of Music in London and was organist and choirmaster at St. Mary's, Primrose Hill (1908-1920), St. Martin's in the Fields (1920-1924), and the Eccleston Guild House (1924-1935). From 1935 to 1945 he served as music director for the diocese of Chelmsford. He established the Purcell Operatic Society and was a founder of the Plainsong and Medieval Society and what later became the Royal Society of Church Music. Author of The Principles of English Church Music Composition (1921), Shaw was a notable reformer of English church music. He worked with Percy Dearmer (his rector at St. Mary's in Primrose Hill); Ralph Vaughan Williams, and his brother Geoffrey Shaw in publishing hymnals such as Songs… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: MARCHING
Composer: Martin Shaw (1915)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Incipit: 34556 71712 32165
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #566e
Text: Through the night of doubt and sorrow

Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)
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Ancient and Modern #324a

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Ancient and Modern #692c

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Ancient and Modern #813

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #169b

Common Praise (1998) #42

Common Praise #416b

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #161b

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #687a

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #113

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Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #360b

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #466

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Rejoice in the Lord #54

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #151

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #468

Together in Song #165

Include 18 pre-1979 instances
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