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VIA BONA

VIA BONA

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes
Published in 13 hymnals


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: VIA BONA
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 51211 22344 23231
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)
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Diadems #147

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Jubilant Praise #123

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Progressive Sunday School Songs #116

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Service Songs for Young People's Societies, Sunday Schools and Church Prayer Meetings #240

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Sunday School Voices, No.2 #221

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The Endeavor Hymnal #142

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The Hymnal of Praise #92

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The King of Kings #177

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The Modern Hymnal #85

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The New Laudes Domini #364

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The Popular Hymnal #17

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The World Evangel #143

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