STRENGTH AND STAY

STRENGTH AND STAY

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1875)
Published in 72 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: STRENGTH AND STAY
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1875)
Meter: 11.10.11.10
Incipit: 33456 53143 23344
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • 150 Hymn Preludes Book 2 Hymn Tune L - W: Short and Playable Pieces in Keys to Match All Popular Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2010) pp. 518
  • 100 Hymn Preludes for Manuals
    Composer/Editor Philip Moore
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 170

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. 273
  • 200 Last Verses: Completely Revised to Complement the Keys in Major Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 173
  • 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. 213
  • Restrained Last Verses: Varied Accompaniments for Popular Hymns

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2003) pp. 144
  • Last Verse Extravaganza for Organ: 200 Fabulous Arrangements

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 175
  • The Ultimate Finishing Touch: Last-verse Arrangements of Well-loved Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2000) pp. 135
  • After the Last Verse: 200 Hymn Improvisations
    Composer/Editor Malcolm Archer
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1995) pp. 172
  • Hymns for Occasions: One Hundred Special Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Colin Mawby
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1994) pp. 89

Piano Solo

  • Easy Piano Hymn Pieces: For Church and Sunday School
    Composer/Editor Rob Roy Peery
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1958) pp. 16

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1053
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #4282
Text: My Lord, My Master, at Thy Feet Adoring
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Worship and Rejoice #394
Text: God of All Time
  • Full Score (XML)
  • Bulletin Score (XML)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 20 of 20)
Text

Ancient and Modern #21

Text

Ancient and Modern #346

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #573a

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #577

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1053

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #112

TextPage Scan

Common Praise #18

Page Scan

Common Praise #343

TextPage Scan

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #537

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #7

Hymns and Psalms #366

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #300

Hymns of the Saints #141

Audio

Small Church Music #1082

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4282

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #248b

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #320b

Text

The Worshiping Church #573

TextAudio

TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #33a

TextScoreAudio

Worship and Rejoice #394

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