MOCCAS

Composer: Alexander Robert Reinagle

Alexander Robert Reinagle United Kingdom 1799-1877. Born at Brighton, Sussex, England, gf Austrian descent, he came from a family of musicians, studying music with his father (a cellist), then with Raynor Taylor in Edinburgh, Scotland. Reinagle became a well-known organ teacher. He became organist at St Peter’s Church, Oxford (1823-1853). He was also a theatre musician. He wrote Teaching manuals for stringed instruments as well. He also compiled books of hymn tunes, one in 1830: “Psalm tunes for the voice and the pianoforte”, the other in 1840: “A collection of Psalm and hymn tunes”. He also composed waltzes. In 1846 he married Caroline Orger, a pianist, composer, and writer in her own right. No information found regard… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: MOCCAS
Composer: Alexander Robert Reinagle
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Incipit: 17124 55655 43344
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

It Is Not Death to Die

It is not death to die,
To leave this weary road,
And 'midst the brotherhood on high
To be at home with God.

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Commit Thou All Thy Griefs

Resurrection of the Saints

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