SULLIVANS

Composer: Arthur Sullivan

Arthur Seymour Sullivan (b Lambeth, London. England. 1842; d. Westminster, London, 1900) was born of an Italian mother and an Irish father who was an army band­master and a professor of music. Sullivan entered the Chapel Royal as a chorister in 1854. He was elected as the first Mendelssohn scholar in 1856, when he began his studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He also studied at the Leipzig Conservatory (1858-1861) and in 1866 was appointed professor of composition at the Royal Academy of Music. Early in his career Sullivan composed oratorios and music for some Shakespeare plays. However, he is best known for writing the music for lyrics by William S. Gilbert, which produced popular operettas such as H.M.S. Pinafore (1878), The… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: SULLIVANS
Composer: Arthur Sullivan
Meter: 12.12.12.12
Incipit: 55555 51555 55566
Key: A Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

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El Himnario Evangelico #330

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Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #266

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Hymns of Worship and Service #491

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Hymns of Worship and Service #491

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Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #484

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New Manual of Praise #464

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Pilgrim Songs (Number Two) #80

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The Evangelical Hymnal with Tunes #535

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #445

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