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Composer (attributed to): Henry Purcell
Published in 26 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer (attributed to): Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell, 10 September 1659(?)– 21 November 1695), was an English composer. Although incorporating Italian and French stylistic elements into his compositions, Purcell's legacy was a uniquely English form of Baroque music. He is generally considered to be one of the greatest English composers; no other native-born English composer approached his fame until Edward Elgar. Early life and career Purcell was born in St Ann's Lane Old Pye Street, Westminster. Henry Purcell Senior,whose older brother Thomas Purcell (d. 1682) was also a musician, was a gentleman of the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of King Charles II of England. Henry the elder had three sons: Edward, Henry and Daniel. Daniel Purcell (d. 1717), the youngest of… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer (attributed to): Henry Purcell
Incipit: 13215 54321 32171
Key: f minor
Source: English melody, published c. 1621


Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #180b
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1079ScoreAudio
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #124Text
Rejoice in the Lord #26
Small Church Music #1020Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #7314TextScoreAudio
The New English Hymnal #17TextPage Scan
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #177
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #60TextPage Scan
Include 17 pre-1979 instances
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