OLIVET (Dykes)

OLIVET (Dykes)

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes
Published in 11 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

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: OLIVET (Dykes)
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes
Meter: 6.6.8.6 D
Incipit: 55113 51433 21
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #347
Text: Angels Your March Oppose
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6656
Text: Thou Art Gone Up on High
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7016
Text: What Good Remains In Me?
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #11470
Text: Lord, We Have All Forsook
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #11613
Text: My Gracious, Loving Lord
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #11690
Text: The Caution Is Not Vain
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #12437
Text: On Taking Down the Christmas Greens
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
Audio

Small Church Music #7440

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #347

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6656

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7016

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #11470

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #11613

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #11690

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #12437

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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