WESLEY (Wesley)

WESLEY (Wesley)

Composer: Samuel S. Wesley
Published in 14 hymnals

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Composer: Samuel S. 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 >

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Title: WESLEY (Wesley)
Composer: Samuel S. Wesley
Incipit: 13215 43234 56321
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #4462
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Instances (1 - 14 of 14)
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Cân a Mawl #69a

Cân a Mawl #69b

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Hymns and Songs #62

Old and New Welsh and English Hymns #134a

Old and New Welsh and English Hymns #134b


Small Church Music #2918


The Cyber Hymnal #4462

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The English Hymnal #588

The Hymn Book of the Anglican Church of Canada and the United Church of Canada #442b

The Hymnary for use in Baptist churches #96

The Hymnary of the United Church of Canada #96

The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #764

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