Composer: Martin Fallas Shaw (1915)
Published in 5 hymnals

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Composer: Martin Fallas 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: RILEY
Composer: Martin Fallas Shaw (1915)
Meter: D
Incipit: 31651 12316 51116
Key: G Major
Copyright: Copyright 1915 by J. Curwen & Sons Ltd. Used by persmission



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 48 Hymn Decants for Festive and General Use: By Various Composers
    Published By: G. I. A. Publications, Inc. (1980) pp. 43


Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #145


Small Church Music #2927

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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