WESTMINSTER NEW

WESTMINSTER NEW

Composer: James Nares
Published in 5 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Composer: James Nares

Born: April 19, 1715, Stanwell, Middlesex, England. Died: February 10, 1783. Buried: St. Margaret’s, Westminster, England. After his family moved to Oxford, Nares became a chorister in the Chapel Royal. He later became deputy organist at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor; organist in York Cathedral (1734); and organist in the Royal Chapel and composer to the king (1756). He received a doctorate of music degree from Cambridge University in 1756. In 1770, the Catch Club awarded him a prize for his glee To All Lovers of Harmony. Sources: Frost, p. 683 Nutter, p. 462 http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/n/a/r/nares_j.htm… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: WESTMINSTER NEW
Composer: James Nares
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 13332 34566 543
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Hymns and Psalms #742

Audio

Small Church Music #4560

Together in Song #623

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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