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Composer: 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: Henry Purcell (1680)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7
Incipit: 35314 27512 32176
Key: G Major

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1090
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #612
Text: Lo! He Comes, with Clouds Descending
The United Methodist Hymnal #559
Text: Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation

Instances

Instances (1 - 52 of 52)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #291Text
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #345
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #648b
Catholic Book of Worship III #430
Catholic Book of Worship III #503
Chalice Hymnal #275TextPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1090ScoreAudio
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #77Text
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #531TextPage Scan
Christian Worship: supplement #751
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #200TextPage Scan
Common Praise (1998) #288Page Scan
Common Praise (1998) #300Text
Common Praise (1998) #576Page Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #207Page Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #208Page Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #645TextFlexScorePage Scan
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #394Text InfoTextFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #518Text
Hymns and Psalms - 1983 #485
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #559
Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #77
Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #96
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #250TextFlexScorePage Scan
Lutheran Service Book #519TextPage Scan
Lutheran Service Book #909TextFlexScorePage Scan
Lutheran Service Book #914
Lutheran Worship #186
Moravian Book of Worship #314Text
Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #607
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #416TextFlexScorePage Scan
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #612Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreAudioPage Scan
Rejoice in the Lord #392TextPage Scan
Rejoice in the Lord #599TextPage Scan
Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #86TextPage Scan
Sing the Faith #2102
Singing the Faith #207
Singing the Faith #677
Small Church Music #42Audio
The New Century Hymnal #47
The New Century Hymnal #308TextPage Scan
The New Century Hymnal #576TextPage Scan
The New English Hymnal #205
The United Methodist Hymnal #559TextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #346Text
The Worshiping Church #475Text
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #343TextFlexScorePage Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #325Text
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #678Text
With One Voice #747TextPage Scan
Worship: a hymnal and service book for Roman Catholics (3rd ed.) #617Page Scan
Worship: a hymnal and service book for Roman Catholics (3rd ed.) #643Page Scan
Include 4 pre-1979 instances



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