VOX ANGELICA

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: VOX ANGELICA
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1868)
Meter: 11.10.11.10.9.11
Incipit: 13355 65313 21333
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • The Art of Hymn Playing Volume 2: 250 Preludes Introductions Free Accompaniments & Alternate Harmonizations
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2009) pp. 170-171

Organ Solo

  • Funeral Hymn Voluntaries
    Composer/Editor Reginald W. Martin
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1950) pp. 56

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Famous Hymns: Academic Edition Medium Voice with Accompaniment for Piano or Organ
    Composer/Editor G. Martaine
    Published By: Academic Music Co. (1908) pp. 12

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