Composer: Christopher Tye

Tye, Christopher, MUS. D., born at Westminster in the reign of Henry VIII. He was celebrated as a musician, and was granted the degree of MUS. D. at Cambridge in 1545. He was musical tutor to King Edward VI., and organist of the Chapel Royal under Queen Elizabeth. Besides composing numerous anthems, he rendered the first fourteen chapters of the Acts of the Apostles into metre, which were set to music by him and sung in Edward 6th's Chapel, and published in 1553. He died circa 1580. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

Arranger: H. Ellis Wooldridge

b. 3/28/1845, Winchester; d. 2/13/17, London; English music scholar LOC Name Authority File Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Christopher Tye
Arranger: H. Ellis Wooldridge
Meter: D
Incipit: 51234 5545
Key: F Major



Organ Solo

  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 61 Number 5 May June 1998: A Bi-monthly Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1998) pp. 86


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Christian Science Hymnal (Rev. and enl.) #225

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Hymns #15

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The Oxford Hymn Book #295a

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