THATCHER

THATCHER

Composer: George Frederick Handel (1732, arr.)
Published in 89 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: George Frederick Handel

George Frideric Handel (b. Halle, Germany, 1685; d. London, England, 1759) became a musician and composer despite objections from his father, who wanted him to become a lawyer. Handel studied music with Zachau, organist at the Halle Cathedral, and became an accomplished violinist and keyboard performer. He traveled and studied in Italy for some time and then settled permanently in England in 1713. Although he wrote a large number of instrumental works, he is known mainly for his Italian operas, oratorios (including Messiah, 1741), various anthems for church and royal festivities, and organ concertos, which he interpolated into his oratorio performances. He composed only three hymn tunes, one of which (GOPSAL) still appears in some modern hy… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: THATCHER
Composer: George Frederick Handel (1732, arr.)
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Incipit: 13215 43251 23
Key: G Major

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1210
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #857
Text: Come, Holy Spirit, Come (Beddome)
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4155
Text: The Man That Fears the Lord
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1210

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #181

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #857

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4155

Include 85 pre-1979 instances
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