PARTING (Sullivan)

PARTING (Sullivan)

Composer: Arthur Sullivan
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Composer: Arthur Sullivan

Arthur Seymour Sullivan (b Lambeth, London. England. 1842; d. Westminster, London, 1900) was born of an Italian mother and an Irish father who was an army band­master and a professor of music. Sullivan entered the Chapel Royal as a chorister in 1854. He was elected as the first Mendelssohn scholar in 1856, when he began his studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He also studied at the Leipzig Conservatory (1858-1861) and in 1866 was appointed professor of composition at the Royal Academy of Music. Early in his career Sullivan composed oratorios and music for some Shakespeare plays. However, he is best known for writing the music for lyrics by William S. Gilbert, which produced popular operettas such as H.M.S. Pinafore (1878), The… Go to person page >

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Title: PARTING (Sullivan)
Composer: Arthur Sullivan
Meter: 6.6.8.4
Incipit: 34234 54323 21734
Source: Adapted from an older melody

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With the sweet word of peace

With the sweet word of peace
We bid our brethren go;
Peace as a river to increase,
And ceaseless flow.

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