SONG 20

SONG 20

Composer: Orlando Gibbons (1623)
Published in 17 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Orlando Gibbons

Orlando Gibbons (baptised 25 December 1583 – 5 June 1625) was an English composer, virginalist and organist of the late Tudor and early Jacobean periods. He was a leading composer in the England of his day. Gibbons was born in Cambridge and christened at Oxford the same year – thus appearing in Oxford church records. Between 1596 and 1598 he sang in the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, where his brother Edward Gibbons (1568–1650), eldest of the four sons of William Gibbons, was master of the choristers. The second brother Ellis Gibbons (1573–1603) was also a promising composer, but died young. Orlando entered the university in 1598 and achieved the degree of Bachelor of Music in 1606. James I appointed him a Gentleman of th… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Orlando Gibbons (1623)
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Incipit: 55671 21317 65776
Key: b minor

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #965
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #4266
Text: Mine Eyes and My Desire
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4281
Text: My Lord, My Life, My Love
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #10013
Text: Behold! With Awful Pomp
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #965ScoreAudio
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #439
Rejoice in the Lord #177Text
Small Church Music #5849Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #4266TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4281TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #10013TextScoreAudio
The New English Hymnal #411TextPage Scan
Include 9 pre-1979 instances
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