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Composer: Skinner Chávez-Melo

Skinner Chavez-Melo, an organist, conductor and composer who was music director at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Manhattan, died on Saturday at New York Downtown Hospital. He was 47 years old and lived in Manhattan. He died of spinal cancer, said his brother, Juan Francisco. Mr. Chavez-Melo was born in Mexico City, but completed his musical studies in the United States, receiving degrees at Eastern Nazarene College and the Union Theological Seminary, and pursuing further studies at the Juilliard School and the Manhattan School. He toured internationally as an organist and conducted orchestras in Mexico, Brazil and the United States. As a composer, he wrote works for organ, choir and orchestra, and contributed hymn s… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Skinner Chávez-Melo (1985)
Meter: D
Incipit: 55621 76555 12432
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: © 1985, Skinner Chavez-Mélo



Organ Solo

  • 12 Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor Richard Proulx
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2008) pp. 50


Instances (1 - 33 of 33)

Catholic Book of Worship III #470

Catholic Book of Worship III #499


Catholic Book of Worship III #500

El Himnario #62

El Himnario Presbiteriano #62

Flor y Canto #203

Flor Y Canto (2nd ed.) #450

Flor y Canto (3rd ed.) #429

Text InfoAudio

Glory to God #3

Hinário para o Culto Cristão #246

Hymnal Supplement 1991 #756


Hymnal Supplement 1991 #809


Hymns for a Pilgrim People #528

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #710


RitualSong (2nd ed.) #792

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #1006


RitualSong #739

Sing the Faith #2046


Sing the Faith #2268


The Faith We Sing #2046

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The Faith We Sing #2268

The Hymnal 1982 #277

The New Century Hymnal #174


The United Methodist Hymnal #272

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #274

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #275


Voices Together #774

With One Voice #634

With One Voice #635


Wonder, Love, and Praise #763

Worship (3rd ed.) #584


Worship (4th ed.) #643

Worship (4th ed.) #901

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