ST. BEES (Dykes)

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: ST. BEES (Dykes)
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1862)
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Incipit: 11176 71223 56272
Key: F Major/G Major
Copyright: Public Domain;Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Organ Miniatures: 200 Short Improvisations on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1999) pp. 142
  • 5 Preludes Based on English Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Gwilym Beechey
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1987) pp. 7
  • 36 Short Preludes and Postludes on Well-known Hymn Tunes Set II
    Composer/Editor Healey Willan
    Published By: C. F. Peters Corporation (1960) pp. 4
  • Twelve Choral Preludes on Familiar Hymn Tunes: For the Organ
    Composer/Editor Harry Alexander Matthews
    Published By: Oliver Ditson Company (1946) pp. 24

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • An Organist's Book of Hymns: The Liturgical Year: 3 Part Hymns and Chorale Preludes
    Composer/Editor Noel Jones
    Published By: Frog Music (2014) pp. 168
  • Last Verse Extravaganza for Organ: 200 Fabulous Arrangements

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 141
  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 159
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: Volume II
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1986) pp. 15

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