ST. SYLVESTER (Dykes)

ST. SYLVESTER (Dykes)

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1862)
Published in 74 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

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. SYLVESTER (Dykes)
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1862)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Incipit: 33332 34533 33332
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Days and moments quickly flying

Jesus, Tender Shepherd, Hear Me

Tarry with me, O my Savior!

Tarry with me, O my Savior!
For the day is passing by;
See! the shades of evening gather,
And the night is drawing nigh.

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Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1013
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #1242
Text: Days and Moments Quickly Flying
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #1467
Text: Father, Hear the Prayer We Offer
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #3132
Text: In Thy Wrath and Hot Displeasure
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6457
Text: Hear Thy Children, Gentle Jesus
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #6496
Text: Tarry with Me (Smith)
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1013

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #637

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1242

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1467

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3132

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6457

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6496

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