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NEW ST. ANDREW

Composer: John Gill

(no biographical information available about John Gill.) Go to person page >

Composer (attributed to): Felix Bartholdy-Mendelssohn

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (b. Hamburg, Germany, 1809; d. Leipzig, Germany, 1847) was the son of banker Abraham Mendelssohn and the grandson of philosopher Moses Mendelssohn. His Jewish family became Christian and took the Bartholdy name (name of the estate of Mendelssohn's uncle) when baptized into the Lutheran church. The children all received an excellent musical education. Mendelssohn had his first public performance at the age of nine and by the age of sixteen had written several symphonies. Profoundly influenced by J. S. Bach's music, he conducted a performance of the St. Matthew Passion in 1829 (at age 20!) – the first performance since Bach's death, thus reintroducing Bach to the world. Mendelssohn organized the Domchor in Berlin… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: NEW ST. ANDREW
Composer: John Gill
Composer (attributed to): Felix Bartholdy-Mendelssohn
Meter: 7.7.7.7 D
Incipit: 53267 65516 14635
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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