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OUSELEY

OUSELEY

Composer: Frederick A. Gore Ouseley
Published in 5 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Frederick A. Gore Ouseley

Born: August 12, 1825, London, England. Died: April 6, 1889, Hereford, England. Buried: Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Tenbury Wells, Hereford and Worcester, England. Gore-Ouseley was educated at Oxford University (BA 1846, MA 1849, DMus 1854), and was ordained in 1849. In 1855, he was appointed Oxford Professor of Music, succeeding Henry Bishop. At that time, Oxford music degrees were easy to obtain, as there were no conditions of residence. Candidates only had to submit a musical composition, (e.g., for choir or orchestra). This was then approved by the examiner, rehearsed and performed to a small, select audience at Oxford. As far as Ouseley was concerned, this only meant two or three trips to Oxford each year, usually for tw… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: OUSELEY
Composer: Frederick A. Gore Ouseley
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7
Incipit: 11111 11222 11233
Key: e minor
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Throned Upon the Awful Tree

When In Dark And Dreadful Gloom

Resting from His work today

Resting from His work to-day
In the tomb the Saviour lay;
Still He slept, from head to feet
Shrouded in the winding-sheet,
Lying in the rock alone,
Hidden by the seal├Ęd stone.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #8189
Text: When In Dark And Dreadful Gloom
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #8189

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