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TURIN (Giardini)

TURIN (Giardini)

Composer: Felice Giardini
Published in 6 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Felice Giardini

Felice Giardini, born in Italy. When young, he studied singing, harpsichord, and violin. He became a composer and violin virtuoso. By age 12 he was playing in theatre orchestras. His most instructive lesson: While playing a solo passage during an opera, he decided to show off his skills by improvising several bravura variations that the composer, Jommelli, had not written . Although the audience applauded loudly, Jomelli, who happened to be there, went up and slapped Giardini in the face. He learned a lesson from that. He toured Europe as a violinist, considered one of the greatest musical artists of his time. He served as orchestra leader and director of the Italian Opera in London, giving concerts. He tried to run a theatre in Naples… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: TURIN (Giardini)
Composer: Felice Giardini
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7
Incipit: 55556 17654 3655
Key: E Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Father, Son, and Holy Ghost

As the hart, with eager looks

As the hart, with eager looks,
Panteth for the water-brooks,

So my soul, athirst for Thee,
Pants the loving God to see:
When, O when, with filial fear,
Lord, shall I to Thee draw near?

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Prayer for her Extension

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10464
Text: As The Hart, With Eager Looks
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #10464

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