Harmonizer: E. J. Hopkins
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Harmonizer: E. J. Hopkins

Dr Edward John Hopkins MusDoc United Kingdom 1818-1901. Born at Westminster, England, the son of a clarinetist with the Royal Opera House orchestra, he became an organist (as did two of his brothers) and a composer. In 1826 he became a chorister of the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of King William IV in Westminster Abbey. He also sang in the choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral, a double schedule requiring skill and dexterity. On Sunday evenings he would play the outgoing voluntary at St. Martin’s in-the-field. He left Chapel Royal in 1834 and started studying organ construction at two organ factories. He took an appointment at Mitcham Church as organist at age 16, winning an audition against other organists. Four years later… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ROCHESTER (Days)
Harmonizer: E. J. Hopkins
Incipit: 11231 46554 32122
Key: F Major
Source: Day's Psalter, 1562.
Copyright: Public Domain



The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #458a
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The Book of Common Praise #458a

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The Oxford Hymn Book #318a

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