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Arthur Hutchings

Short Name: Arthur Hutchings
Full Name: Hutchings, Arthur, 1906-1989
Birth Year: 1906
Death Year: 1989

Arthur James Bramwell Hutchings (1906–1989) was an English musicologist, composer, and professor of music at the University of Durham, England. He wrote extensively on topics as varied as nineteenth-century English liturgical composition, Schubert, Purcell, Edmund Rubbra, and baroque concertos; but his most famous book was the Companion to Mozart's Piano Concertos, published in 1948 and often reissued since. Among his other books are The Invention and Composition of Music and Church Music in the Nineteenth Century. During the late 1970s his articles on music regularly appeared in the monthly magazine Records and Recording. His compositions include the Seasonal Preludes for organ, the overture Oriana Triumphans, the opera Marriage à la Mode, and the operetta The Plumber's Arms. Among his choral works are Hosanna to the Son of David, God is Gone Up, Grant Them Rest, and the Communion Service on Russian Themes. Professor Hutchings served for many years as a Director of the English Hymnal Company and a number of his tunes were included in the 1986 New English Hymnal.

Tunes by Arthur Hutchings (21)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
[O Lamb of God, that takest away] (Merbecke)Arthur Hutchings (Harmonizer)211231 44334 5443
[Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord] (Merbecke)Arthur Hutchings (Harmonizer)222344 44445 32266
[Blessed be God, who chose you in Christ] (Hutchings)Arthur Hutchings (Composer)2
DANBYArthur Hutchings (Harmonizer)251715 76551 71243
DOLPHIN STREETArthur Hutchings, 1906-89 (Composer)351534 51234 43363
DUN ALUINNA. H. (Arranger)151123 12217 15553
FUDGIEArthur J. B. Hutchings (b. 1906) (Composer)254576 54556 61765
GEORGE (Hutchings)Arthur Hutchings, 1906-89 (Composer)212343 23454 34567
GERARDArthur Hutchings, 1906-89 (Composer)212355 67564 32446
[Glory be to God on high] (Merbecke)Arthur Hutchings (Arranger)112443 45343 22555
[I believe in one God the Father Almighty] (Merbecke0Arthur Hutchings (Arranger)144677 13334 53212
[Lord Have Mercy Upon Us] (Merbecke 12323)Arthur Hutchings (Harmonizer)212323 21433 2321
[Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law] (Merbecke)Arthur Hutchings (Arranger)112323 21112 34432
UNSER HERRSCHERA. H. (Composer (descant))112313 45517 65322
O WALY WALYA. H. (Arranger)151232 16551 71234
[Our Father, who art in heaven] (Merbekce 22222)Arthur Hutchings (Arranger)122222 23212 17171
[Holy, holy, holy Lord God of Hosts] (Merbecke)Arthur Hutchings (Harmonizer)211224 23115 54245
SOLEMNIS HAEC FESTIVITASArthur Hutchings, b. 1906 (Harmonizer)513455 65455 67153
SONG 34A. H. (Harmonizer)111123 42513 45254
STILLE NACHTA. H. (Harmonizer)156535 65322 77115
[The Lord be with you] (Merbecke)Arthur Hutchings (Arranger)1
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