Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Published in 14 hymnals

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Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Samuel Sebastian Wesley (b. London, England, 1810; d. Gloucester, England, 1876) was an English organist and composer. The grandson of Charles Wesley, he was born in London, and sang in the choir of the Chapel Royal as a boy. He learned composition and organ from his father, Samuel, completed a doctorate in music at Oxford, and composed for piano, organ, and choir. He was organist at Hereford Cathedral (1832-1835), Exeter Cathedral (1835-1842), Leeds Parish Church (1842­-1849), Winchester Cathedral (1849-1865), and Gloucester Cathedral (1865-1876). Wesley strove to improve the standards of church music and the status of church musicians; his observations and plans for reform were published as A Few Words on Cathedral Music and the Music Sy… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Meter: D
Incipit: 51776 55123 21517
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Organ Solo

  • Easy Organ Library Volume 49
    Composer/Editor Tom Birchwood
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2011) pp. 16


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1301
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)


Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1301

Hymns of the Saints #479


Small Church Music #2390

Include 11 pre-1979 instances
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