ST. MILLICENT

ST. MILLICENT

Composer: Arthur Sullivan
Published in 6 hymnals


Composer: Arthur Sullivan

Arthur Seymour Sullivan (b Lambeth, London. England. 1842; d. Westminster, London, 1900) was born of an Italian mother and an Irish father who was an army band­master and a professor of music. Sullivan entered the Chapel Royal as a chorister in 1854. He was elected as the first Mendelssohn scholar in 1856, when he began his studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He also studied at the Leipzig Conservatory (1858-1861) and in 1866 was appointed professor of composition at the Royal Academy of Music. Early in his career Sullivan composed oratorios and music for some Shakespeare plays. However, he is best known for writing the music for lyrics by William S. Gilbert, which produced popular operettas such as H.M.S. Pinafore (1878), The… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ST. MILLICENT
Composer: Arthur Sullivan
Meter: 7.7.4
Incipit: 33543 23222 43212
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Let no tears today be shed

Let no hopeless tears be shed

Let no hopeless tears be shed,
Holy is this narrow bead.
Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia.

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Instances

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