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ST. CUTHBERT (Dykes)

ST. CUTHBERT (Dykes)

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1861)
Published in 122 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

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. CUTHBERT (Dykes)
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1861)
Meter: 8.6.8.4
Incipit: 11123 44351 33454
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keyes: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 230
  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keys: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 230
  • Last Verse Extravaganza for Organ: 200 Fabulous Arrangements
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 144
  • The Ultimate Finishing Touch: Last-verse Arrangements of Well-loved Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2000) pp. 117
  • Finishing Touch: One Hundred Last Verse Arrangements of Well-Known Hymn Tunes - New and Enlarged Edition
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 48
  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 162
  • The Descant Hymn-Tune Book Book II: A Collection of Well-Known Tunes
    Composer/Editor Geoffrey Shaw
    Published By: Novello and Company Limited (1995) pp. 24
  • Hymn Tunes with Varied Harmonies Book 5: For Pianoforte or Organ
    Composer/Editor Joseph E. Newell
    Published By: Edwin Ashdown, Limited (London) (1920) pp. 1

Organ Solo

  • Organ Miniatures: 200 Short Improvisations on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1999) pp. 147
  • Fifteen Hymn Tune Improvisations - The Church Year and General Use: For Organ with Pipe and Hammond Registration
    Composer/Editor R. Donald Curry
    Published By: Pallma Music Company (1962) pp. 18

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #973
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #5448
Text: Our Blest Redeemer, ere He Breathed
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #602

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #973

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #158

Page Scan

Common Praise #193

TextPage Scan

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #543

Page Scan

Complete Mission Praise #548

Hymns and Psalms #312

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #241a

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #180

Audio

Small Church Music #314

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5448

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #476

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #152

Include 109 pre-1979 instances
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