Robert Prescott Stewart

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Life

Born: Dub­lin, Ire­land, 16 De­cem­ber, 1825.

Died: Dub­lin, Ire­land, 24 March, 1894.

Biography

Irish Romantic Composer. At­tend­ed, and chorister at the Ca­thed­ral School of Christ Church. Appointed organist at Christ Church, 1844. Pro­fess­or of Mu­sic at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Dub­lin, 1862-1894. Teacher of Sir Charles Stan­ford was his pu­pil and friend. Editor, Irish Church Hymn­al, 1876. Knighted by Lord Lieutenant, Earl Spen­cer Feb­ru­ary 28, 1872, in the throne room of Dub­lin Cas­tle,

List of choral works

Anthems

  • If ye love me, keep my commandments
  • O Lord my God : a short anthem with tenor solo and chorus
  • The Queen shall rejoice in Thy Strength O Lord. An Anthem for June 21st, 1887
  • Thou O God art praised in Zion : a verse anthem for tenor solo and chorus, Psalm 65

Services

  • A morning and evening service : consisting of Te Deum, Jubilate Deo, Cantate Domino & Deus misereatur
  • The office for the Holy Communion (1869)

Hymn Tunes

  • Adrian 8 7. 8 7. D
  • All Hallows CMD
  • Brandiston 7 7. 7 7. 7 7
  • Coeli Enarrant 7 6. 7 6. D
  • Eucharistica 10. 10. 10. 10.
  • HolyRood 7. 8. 7. 8. 7. 7.
  • Minster 7 7. 7 7. D
  • Mount Calvary CM
  • Ora Labora 7. 10. 10. 10. 4
  • Prescott 8 7. 8 7. 7 7.
  • Saint Helens 8. 5. 8. 3.
  • Saint Werburgh 6. 4. 6. 4. 6. 6. 4.
  • Saint Audoën SM
  • Vespers 6. 4. 6. 6.
  • Worship CMD

Editions

  • "The Psalter: a revised edition of the Scottish metrical version of the psalms with additional psalm-versions. With accompanying tunes, the harmonies revised by Sir Robert Prescott Stewart, etc.", For the Ireland Presbyterian Church General Assembly by Blackie & Son, Dublin, Ireland. 1880

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