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CALON LÂN

CALON LÂN

Composer: John Hughes
Published in 23 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: John Hughes

[Landore] John Hughes was born in 1872 in Penybryn Pembrokeshire, but when he was 3 the family moved to Swansea. He left school at 11 to become an office boy in the Dyffryn Steel Works Morriston and at the time of his death in 1914 he had become the Marketing Manager for the company and travelled worldwide for the business. He taught himself 6 languages. John Hughes composed many hymn tunes while he was travelling. Many of them were for "Gymanfa Ganu" which were popular annual singing festivals in Wales. One day he was approached by Daniel James who asked him to put music to a poem which he had written. John Hughes did so, and played it for the first time on the organ of Philadelphia Chapel where he was the organist. The rest of the stor… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CALON LÂN
Composer: John Hughes
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Incipit: 51312 31567 16433
Key: A Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 34

Organ Solo

  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor Richard Lloyd
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 56
  • Preludes on the Great Welsh Hymn Tunes: Organ
    Composer/Editor Jason Shute
    Published By: Broadman Press (2001) pp. 85

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3
Text: Abba, Father! We Approach Thee
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7635
Text: The Wonder of the Story
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #8571
Text: Lowly Bending At Thy Footstool
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #9644
Text: Blessed Savior, Thou Didst Suffer
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #10322
Text: Better Far Than Life To Me
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #11907
Text: The Legion Dispossessed
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #12739
Text: Christ Is Born of Blessed Mary
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #13416
Text: Calon Lân
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
Small Church Music #6587
Text: Tsy mangataka aho Tompo (I don't want anything, O Lord)
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 19 of 19)
Text

Ancient and Modern #723

Hymns and Psalms #223

Text

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #482b

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #764

Text

Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #2

Singing the Faith #323a

Audio

Small Church Music #518

Audio

Small Church Music #3707

Audio

Small Church Music #6587

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7635

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #8571

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #9644

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #10322

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #11907

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #12739

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #13416

Text

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #510b

Welsh and English Hymns and Anthems #66

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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