OAKLEY

Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams

Through his composing, conducting, collecting, editing, and teaching, Ralph Vaughan Williams (b. Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, England, October 12, 1872; d. Westminster, London, England, August 26, 1958) became the chief figure in the realm of English music and church music in the first half of the twentieth century. His education included instruction at the Royal College of Music in London and Trinity College, Cambridge, as well as additional studies in Berlin and Paris. During World War I he served in the army medical corps in France. Vaughan Williams taught music at the Royal College of Music (1920-1940), conducted the Bach Choir in London (1920-1927), and directed the Leith Hill Music Festival in Dorking (1905-1953). A major influence i… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: OAKLEY
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 13454 34517 3454
Key: e minor
Source: Enlarged Songs of Praise
Copyright: By permission of Oxford University Press

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • I Sing the Almighty Power of God Vol II: Organ Voluntaries on the Hymn Tunes of Ralph Vaughan Williams
    Composer/Editors Robert Lind; Ralph Vaughan Williams
    Published By: Oxford University Press (2008) pp. 26
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 31 Number 4 March April 1997: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; Brian Glyncannon
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1997) pp. 10
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 8: Lent: Herzliebster - P
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; Randall Sensmeier
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1982) pp. 36

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

Hymnal Supplement 1991 #750

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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