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SHOREHAM

SHOREHAM

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1871)
Published in 7 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
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: SHOREHAM
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1871)
Meter: 8.8.8.4
Incipit: 33343 26551 76544
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #705
Text: By Christ Redeemed, in Christ Restored
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #705

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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