PAX DEI (Dykes)

PAX DEI (Dykes)

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1868)
Published in 73 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: PAX DEI (Dykes)
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1868)
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Incipit: 13554 31321 17135
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Parting Hymn

As pants the wearied hart for cooling springs

As pants the wearied hart for cooling springs,
That sinks exhausted in the summer's chase,
So pants my soul for Thee, great King of kings,
So thirsts to reach Thy sacred dwelling place.

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Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #940
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #213
Text: Again Returns the Day of Holy Rest
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4856
Text: O God, I Love Thee
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #11399
Text: Go Down, Great Sun
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #940

Glaubenslieder #216

Audio

Small Church Music #2276

Audio

Small Church Music #3671

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #213

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4856

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #11399

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