DOMINUS REGIT ME (Dykes)

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes

John Bacchus Dykes (10 March 1823 Kingston upon Hull – 22 January 1876 Ticehurst, Sussex) was an English clergyman and hymnist. He was born in Hull, England, the fifth child and third son of William Hey Dykes and his wife Elizabeth Dykes (née Huntington), and a younger brother of the poet and hymnist Eliza Alderson. By the age of 10, he was the assistant organist at St John's Church in Drypool, Hull, where his grandfather, the Rev. Thomas Dykes, was vicar. He learned the violin and the piano. He studied at Wakefield and St Catharine's College, Cambridge, earning a BA in Classics in 1847. He cofounded the Cambridge University Musical Society. He was ordained as curate of Malton in 1847. For a short time, he was canon of Durham Cathedra… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1868)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Incipit: 35433 22155 67132
Key: G Major or modal

Texts

The King of Love My Shepherd Is

The King of love my shepherd is,
whose goodness faileth never.
I nothing lack if I am his,
and he is mine forever.
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Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #215
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)

Instances

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #215AudioScore
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #462Text
Common Praise #520
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #646TextImage
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #44a
Hymns of Faith #14TextImage
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #174TextImage
Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #23EImage
Rejoice in the Lord #266Text
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #197
Sing Joyfully #89TextImage
Songs of Grace: new hymns for God and neighbor #4bText
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #84
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #468
The New Century Hymnal #248Image
The Worshiping Church #13TextImage
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #184TextImage