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SPEAN

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Composer: Sir Frederick Bridge
Published in 8 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Composer: Sir Frederick Bridge

Sir John Frederick Bridge CVO (5 December 1844 – 18 March 1924) was an English organist, composer, teacher and writer. From a musical family, Bridge became a church organist before he was 20, and he achieved his ambition to become a cathedral organist by the age of 24, at Manchester Cathedral. After six years there, he was invited to become organist at Westminster Abbey, where he remained for the rest of his career. He instituted several changes to modernise and improve the music-making at the Abbey and organised the music for several state occasions, including two coronations. As a teacher and lecturer, Bridge held posts at the Royal College of Music, Gresham College and the University of London. His students included the composers… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Sir Frederick Bridge
Meter: 11.10.11.10. Dactylic
Incipit: 31651 35421 74123
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Hymns and Psalms #123a

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #207b

Singing the Faith #227

Audio

Small Church Music #562

Audio

Small Church Music #942

Text

Together in Song #310b

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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