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ST. AUDREY (Harwood)

Composer: Basil Harwood

Basil Harwood (11 April 1859 – 3 April 1949) was an English organist and composer. Basil Harwood was born in Woodhouse, Gloucestershire (the second youngest of 12 children) on 11 April 1859. His mother died in 1867 when Basil was eight. His parents were Quakers but his elder sister Ada, on reaching 21 in 1867, converted to the Anglican Church. Basil was allowed to attend the ceremony at the Church of England in Almondsbury and this is where he was first drawn to organ music and choral singing. His father, Edward, remarried two years later in 1869 to a lady from an Anglican family. Basil was now sent to the Montpellier School in Weston-super-Mare for a year. In 1871, at 12 he was enrolled in Clevedon, the preparatory school for Charterh… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ST. AUDREY (Harwood)
Composer: Basil Harwood
Incipit: 12321 12322 3513
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: By permission of the Exors of the late Basil Harwood



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 153

Organ Solo

  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 228
  • Eleven Chorale Preludes on Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Powell
    Published By: Harold Flammer, Inc. (1966) pp. 29


Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Ancient and Modern #541

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #470


Common Praise #171

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #415

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #106

The New English Hymnal #173

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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