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Composer: Orlando Gibbons
Published in 44 hymnals

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Composer: Orlando Gibbons

Orlando Gibbons (baptised 25 December 1583 – 5 June 1625) was an English composer, virginalist and organist of the late Tudor and early Jacobean periods. He was a leading composer in the England of his day. Gibbons was born in Cambridge and christened at Oxford the same year – thus appearing in Oxford church records. Between 1596 and 1598 he sang in the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, where his brother Edward Gibbons (1568–1650), eldest of the four sons of William Gibbons, was master of the choristers. The second brother Ellis Gibbons (1573–1603) was also a promising composer, but died young. Orlando entered the university in 1598 and achieved the degree of Bachelor of Music in 1606. James I appointed him a Gentleman of th… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Orlando Gibbons
Incipit: 13123 43211 34525
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Organ Solo

  • A Romantic Christmas: Twenty Organ Pieces from the 19th Century
    Composer/Editors Barbara Owen; Samuel Sebastian Wesley
    Published By: Warner Brothers Publications, Inc. (1995) pp. 6


Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

An American Christmas Harp #1

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Complete Mission Praise #159


Small Church Music #6607


Small Church Music #6609


The Cyber Hymnal #1361


The Cyber Hymnal #7270


The Cyber Hymnal #11168

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P102g

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P139d

The Shenandoah Harmony #5A

Include 34 pre-1979 instances
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