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EVANGELIST

Composer: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (b. Hamburg, Germany, 1809; d. Leipzig, Germany, 1847) was the son of banker Abraham Mendelssohn and the grandson of philosopher Moses Mendelssohn. His Jewish family became Christian and took the Bartholdy name (name of the estate of Mendelssohn's uncle) when baptized into the Lutheran church. The children all received an excellent musical education. Mendelssohn had his first public performance at the age of nine and by the age of sixteen had written several symphonies. Profoundly influenced by J. S. Bach's music, he conducted a performance of the St. Matthew Passion in 1829 (at age 20!) – the first performance since Bach's death, thus reintroducing Bach to the world. Mendelssohn organized the Domchor in Berlin… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: EVANGELIST
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 51765 43217 12555
Key: A♭ Major/A Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Joyously

Timeline

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Last Verse Extravaganza for Organ: 200 Fabulous Arrangements
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 50
  • The Ultimate Finishing Touch: Last-verse Arrangements of Well-loved Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Harrison Oxley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2000) pp. 51
  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 68

Organ Solo

  • One Hundred and One Hymns for Every Day: Hymns You'll Love to Sing and Play
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Hansen Publications, Inc. (1962) pp. 101
  • 46 Sacred Songs For All Year: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Anonymous
    Published By: Hansen Publications, Inc. (1961) pp. 25

Instances

Instances (1 - 22 of 22)

Christian Worship #590

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Heart and Voice #178

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Heart and Voice #179

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Hymns and Songs for the Sunday School #267

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Hymns and Songs #152

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Hymns and Tunes for Schools #271

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Hymns of Grace and Truth #290

Jubilate Deo #113

Jubilate Deo #114

Junior Hymns #139

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Laudes Domini #418

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Laudes Domini #419

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Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #66b

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Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #619

Sacred Songs of the Church #73

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The Carol #74a

The Children Sing #186

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The Children's Hymnbook #40

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The New Laudes Domini #705

Union Hymnal #40

Union Hymnal #56

Union Hymnal, Songs and Prayers for Jewish Worship. 3rd ed. Revised and enlarged. #3

Exclude 21 pre-1979 instances
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