ST. CROSS (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. CROSS (Dykes)
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1861)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 33451 76555 67354
Key: d minor
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #971
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #1207
Text: Deep in Our Hearts Let Us Record
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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The Cyber Hymnal #4732
Text: O Come and Mourn with Me
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The Cyber Hymnal #6059
Text: Show Pity, Lord, O Lord, Forgive
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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The Cyber Hymnal #6589
Text: That Day of Wrath
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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The Cyber Hymnal #6869
Text: 'Twas on That Dark, That Doleful Night
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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The Cyber Hymnal #7396
Text: While Life Prolongs Its Precious Light
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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The Cyber Hymnal #9458
Text: My Soul Pursues No Vulgar Theme
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #11614
Text: My Harp Untuned, And Laid Aside
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 19 of 19)

Ambassador Hymnal #90

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #971

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Christian Worship #136

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Common Praise #114

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #97b

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Rejoice in the Lord #302

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Small Church Music #283

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The Cyber Hymnal #1207

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The Cyber Hymnal #4732

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The Cyber Hymnal #6059

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The Cyber Hymnal #6589

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The Cyber Hymnal #6869

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The Cyber Hymnal #7396

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The Cyber Hymnal #9458

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #11614

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #418

The New English Hymnal #98

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #262

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Voices United #136

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