SANCTUARY (Dykes)

SANCTUARY (Dykes)

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1871)
Published in 51 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

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: SANCTUARY (Dykes)
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1871)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Incipit: 51321 65555 53212
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1073
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #2369
Text: Hail the Glorious Golden City
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #2619
Text: Hark! the Sound of Holy Voices
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7887
Text: The Messenger
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #8242
Text: As Above The Darkest Storm Cloud
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #9178
Text: The Cry Of The Needy
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1073

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2369

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2619

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7887

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #8242

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #9178

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