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THE CALL (Vaughan Williams)

Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams

Through his composing, conducting, collecting, editing, and teaching, Ralph Vaughan Williams (b. Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, England, October 12, 1872; d. Westminster, London, England, August 26, 1958) became the chief figure in the realm of English music and church music in the first half of the twentieth century. His education included instruction at the Royal College of Music in London and Trinity College, Cambridge, as well as additional studies in Berlin and Paris. During World War I he served in the army medical corps in France. Vaughan Williams taught music at the Royal College of Music (1920-1940), conducted the Bach Choir in London (1920-1927), and directed the Leith Hill Music Festival in Dorking (1905-1953). A major influence i… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: THE CALL (Vaughan Williams)
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1911)
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Incipit: 13556 45135 56457
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 9: Evangelical Lutheran Worship Hymns 755 - 818
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck; Aaron David Miller
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2009) pp. 816
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 9: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 755 - 818
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck; Nancy M. Raabe
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2009) pp. 816
  • Hymnal Supplement 98: Vocal Descant Edition
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1999) pp. 835
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 39: General: Sou - Tru
    Composer/Editors Richard Hillert; Charles H. Heaton
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1986) pp. 35

Organ Solo

  • The Organist's Library Volume 70
    Composer/Editor Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2021) pp. 32
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 84 Number 1 September October 2020: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Carson Cooman; Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2020) pp. 32
  • Lift Your Hearts: Organ Settings on the Hymnody of Vaughan Williams
    Composer/Editor Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2019) pp. 18
  • At the Name of Jesus: Four Hymns of Devotion
    Composer/Editor Michael A. Burkhardt
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2012) pp. 12
  • I Sing the Almighty Power of God Vol I: Organ Voluntaries on the Hymn Tunes of Ralph Vaughan Williams
    Composer/Editors Robert Lind; Ralph Vaughan Williams
    Published By: Paraclete Press (2008) pp. 8
  • Hymnal Supplement 98 Organ Prelude Edition: Volume 2 Lent / Easter / Pentecost
    Composer/Editors David A. Johnson; Walter L. Pelz
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2000) pp. 52, 54
  • The Mystery of Christ: 3 Hymn Tune Preludes
    Composer/Editor Lynn M. Trapp
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2000) pp. 3
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 39: General: Sou - Tru
    Composer/Editors Richard Hillert; Charles H. Heaton
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1986) pp. 34
  • The Bristol Collection of Contemporary Hymn Tune Preludes for Organ Volume Three
    Composer/Editors Lee Hastings Bristol, Jr.; Alec Wyton
    Published By: Harold Flammer, Inc. (1975) pp. 35

Piano Solo

  • The Mystery of Christ: 3 Hymn Tune Preludes
    Composer/Editor Lynn M. Trapp
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2000) pp. 6

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