OFFIDANS MEWS

OFFIDANS MEWS

Composer: Martin Shaw
Published in 1 hymnal


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: OFFIDANS MEWS
Composer: Martin Shaw
Meter: 6.5.6.5
Incipit: 56756 42345 37123
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Used by permission of J. Curwen & Sons, Ltd.

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The Hymnal for Boys and Girls #154

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