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ST. SILAS (Filby)

ST. SILAS (Filby)

Composer: W. C. Filby (1876)
Published in 2 hymnals


Printable scores: MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: W. C. Filby

Baptized: St. Paul, January 16, 1833, Hammersmith, Middlesex, England. Died: June 22, 1913, Richmond, Surrey, England. Son of William and Lucy Filby, William studied in France, and played the organ at St. Peter’s Church, Hammersmith (1849); Bromley Parish Church, Kent (1853); the London churches of St. Peter, Walworth; St. Matthew, Bayswater; and St. Luke, Westbourne Park; Holy Trinity, Margate, Kent; Holy Trinity, Stepney, London; and St. Paul, West Greenwich, London (1884). He also served as organist at the International Exhibitions of 1882 and of 1885, wrote and lectured on church music, opera and music education, and composed organ voluntaries, operettas, songs, part songs and choruses. --www.hymntime.com/tch/  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: W. C. Filby (1876)
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Incipit: 53217 15557 65576
Key: g minor
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #513b
Text: We saw thee not when thou didst come

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
ScoreAudio

The Book of Common Praise #513b

The Book of Common Praise #658b

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