ST. THOMAS (Wade)

Composer (attributed to): John Francis Wade

John Francis Wade (b. England, c. 1711; d. Douay, France, 1786) is now generally recognized as both author and composer of the hymn "Adeste fideles," originally written in Latin in four stanzas. The earliest manuscript signed by Wade is dated about 1743. By the early nineteenth century, however, four additional stanzas had been added by other writers. A Roman Catholic, Wade apparently moved to France because of discrimination against Roman Catholics in eighteenth-century England—especially so after the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745. He taught music at an English college in Douay and hand copied and sold chant music for use in the chapels of wealthy families. Wade's copied manuscripts were published as Cantus Diversi pro Dominicis et Festis p… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ST. THOMAS (Wade)
Composer (attributed to): John Francis Wade
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7
Incipit: 12312 34365 43221
Notes: Also known as: ADVENT, HOLYWOOD, ADORATION, GREECE, DISMISSION, TANTUM ERGO, ST. WERBURGH
Key: D Major
Source: Traditional;J. F. Wade's Cantus Diversi, 1751;Webbe's Motets and Antiphons, 1792
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list above.

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • The Organist's Companion Volume 41 Number 6 September October 2019 General, All Saints, Reformation, Thanksgiving: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; John G. Barr
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. (2019) pp. 12
  • Let All that Hath Breath: An Organ Album for the 50th Anniversary of the Association of Anglican Musicians
    Composer/Editor Bruce Neswick
    Published By: Selah Publishing Company, Inc. (2016) pp. 9
  • Hymn Prelude Library Volume Five Tunes HI: Lutheran Service Book
    Composer/Editors Kevin J. Hildebrand; Timothy Shaw
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2014) pp. 18
  • Journey to the Manger: Hymn Preludes for Advent and Christmas
    Composer/Editor James Biery
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2014) pp. 16
  • Oxford Hymn Settings for Organists Volume 1 Advent and Christmas: 38 Original Pieces On Hymns and Carols
    Composer/Editors Rebecca Groom Te Velde; David Blackwell
    Published By: Oxford University Press (2014) pp. 52
  • Praise the One: Ten Organ Impressions for Worship, Volume 3
    Composer/Editor Benjamin M. Culli
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2012) pp. 36
  • The Organist's Companion Volume 34 Number 6 September October 2012: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; Dennis Janzer
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. (2012) pp. 8
  • 150 Hymn Preludes Book 2 Hymn Tune L - W: Short and Playable Pieces in Keys to Match All Popular Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Colin Mawby
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2010) pp. 484
  • The Organist's Companion Volume 32 Number 1 November December 2009 General, Advent, Christmas, Epiphany: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; Carl Klein
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. (2009) pp. 18
  • The Organist's Library Volume 46
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Powell
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2009) pp. 84
  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 266
  • Be Near Me, Lord Jesus: Five Expansive Organ Preludes for Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany
    Composer/Editor Robert Lind
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2005) pp. 5
  • The Organist's Companion from Lent to Easter: Over 50 Seasonal Pieces for Organ

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2000) pp. 58
  • Organ Miniatures: 200 Short Improvisations on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1999) pp. 76, 167
  • 100 Hymn Preludes for Manuals
    Composer/Editor Philip Lane
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 70
  • Organ Music for Advent
    Composer/Editor Robert Lind
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1993) pp. 8
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 23 Number 2 November 1988: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Howard Wells; Forest Hill
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1988) pp. 37
  • At Your Service: Improvisations for Organ Based on Hymn Tunes and Plainsong Melodies
    Composer/Editor Robert Hebble
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1984) pp. 4
  • The Organist's Companion Volume 4 Number 6 October 1982 General, All Saints, Reformation, Thanksgiving: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; Jack C. Goode
    Published By: McAfee Music Corporation (1982) pp. 24
  • Deck Thyself, My Soul, With Gladness Volume 2: Organ Music for Communion and General Use
    Composer/Editor David N. Johnson
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1981) pp. 28
  • The Parish Organist Part Twelve: Thirty-five Preludes on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editors Willem Mudde; Paul O. Manz
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1966) pp. 39
  • The Sunday Morning Organist Volume Three
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1965) pp. 63
  • 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. 17
  • Festal Voluntaries: Advent

    Published By: Novello and Company Limited (1956) pp. 13
  • Choral Prelude on O Come, Emmanuel and Postlude on Lo, He Comes with Clouds Descending (St. Thomas): Leeds Organ Series
    Composer/Editor Kenneth Walton
    Published By: Leeds Music Corporation (1943) pp. 4

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymns Amazing: Fifty of the Finest, Like They've Never Sounded Before, Plus a Prelude on Every One!
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2015) pp. 222
  • 200 Last Verses: Completely Revised to Complement the Keys in Major Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 158
  • The Really Big Descant Book - Full Music Edition: 250 Settings to Raise the Roof by the World's Finest Church Music Composers

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 196
  • 150 Last Verse Harmonies: For Use with the Hymn Books of the Baptist, Methodist, United Reformed and Other Free Churches
    Composer/Editor Malcolm Archer
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 32
  • 200 New Last Verses

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 12, 181
  • The Art of Hymn Playing 2nd edition: 250 Preludes Introductions Free Accompaniments & Alternate Harmonizations
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2006) pp. 126
  • Two Hundred One Hymn Tune Prelude Miniatures
    Composer/Editor Mark Winchester
    Published By: Frog Music (2005) pp. 174
  • Last Verse Extravaganza for Organ: 200 Fabulous Arrangements

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 159
  • The Ultimate Finishing Touch: Last-verse Arrangements of Well-loved Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2000) pp. 128
  • The Ultimate Finishing Touch: Last-verse Arrangements of Well-loved Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2000) pp. 140
  • Hymns for Occasions: One Hundred Special Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Colin Mawby
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1994) pp. 81
  • Thirty Short Preludes on Well-Known Hymns for Organ
    Composer/Editor Flor Peeters
    Published By: C. F. Peters Corporation (1960) pp. 29
  • Varied Accompaniments to Thirty-four Well-known Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Eric Harding Thiman
    Published By: Oxford University Press (1937) pp. 13

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