Composer: Orlando Gibbons (1623)
Published in 13 hymnals

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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

Title: SONG 4
Composer: Orlando Gibbons (1623)
Incipit: 51712 37176 55765
Key: b minor



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 148

Organ Solo

  • The Organist's Companion Volume 26 Number 2 January 2004 General, Lent, Holy Week, Funerals: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; John Hebden Schaffner
    Published By: McAfee Music Corporation (2004) pp. 17
  • 64 Hymn Preludes for Organ:
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1998) pp. 145


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #962
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)


Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #962

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Common Praise (1998) #290

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Common Praise #437

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #126


Small Church Music #3587

The Hymnal 1982 #346

The New English Hymnal #279

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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