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Samuel Wesley, musician

James Thomas Lightwood

Samuel Wesley, musician

the story of his life

by James Thomas Lightwood

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Published by Epworth Press in London .
Written in English


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Statementby James T. Lightwood.
The Physical Object
Pagination238p. :
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18282377M

  Samuel Wesley, Two Pieces: Air, Gavotte, from Old English Organ Music for Manuals, Book IV, played on Sonarte organ with Hauptwerk, , Mascioni, Parish. English composer and organist. Born Febru in Bristol. Died Octo He was the son of Charles Wesley, and nephew of John Wesley (4).He was the father of Samuel Sebastian Wesley.

A profile of the composer Samuel Wesley (), along with a list of their works available to browse and buy. He was the father of musician and composer Charles Wesley, grandfather of musician and composer Samuel Sebastian Wesley, and brother of John Wesley, the founder of the religious movement Methodism. Around of his hymns are in the Methodist hymn book "Hymns and Psalms" () and "The Church Hymn Book" ().Memorial ID: View Source.

Samuel Wesley (24 February – 11 October ) was an English organist and composer in the late Georgian period. Wesley was a contemporary of Mozart (–) and was called by some "the English Mozart". Personal life. Born in Bristol, he was the son of noted Methodist and hymnodist Charles Wesley, the grandson of Samuel Wesley (a poet of the late Stuart period) and the nephew of. Two delightful Organ pieces by Samuel Wesley, an instrumental figure in introducing the English musical community to the works of J.S. Bach, and father to the much-loved hymn composer Samuel Sebastian le for Grade 5 standard.


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He has edited The Letters Samuel Wesley Samuel Wesley: Professional and Social Correspondence,is the joint author (with Michael Kassler) of Samuel Wesley (): A Source Book, and has written extensively about other aspects of music in England in the eighteenth and nineteenth by: 4.

Samuel Wesley, Musician: The Story of His Life [James T. Lightwood] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.4/5(1). This well-documented life of Samuel Wesley gives a vivid picture of the life of a professional musician in late eighteenth and early nineteenth-century London.

Wesley was born inthe son of the Methodist hymn-writer Charles Wesley and nephew of the preacher John Wesley. He was the finest composer and organist of his generation, but his unconventional behaviour makes him of more than. Samuel Wesley () was the son of the hymn-writer Charles Wesley and the nephew of John Wesley, musician book founder of Methodism.

He was one of the leadin 3/5(2). Book Description. Hailed as a child prodigy and later acclaimed as England's finest extempore organist, Samuel Wesley - son of Charles Wesley and nephew of John Wesley, the founders of Methodism - is best known today for his musical compositions and for his promotion of the music of J.

Bach. Full Description: "A vivid picture of the public and private life of a professional musician in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century London.

Samuel Wesley makes the reader have stronger analytical thinking skills. Have you ever read an amazing book and did not solve the mystery itself.

If so, then you can work on critical and analytical thinking, observe all the data provided and. Samuel Wesley (): A Source Book. The significance of this Samuel Wesley volume devoted to the organist and composer Samuel Wesley the youngest reveals itself in the very first sentence of the authors’ “Preface”: They have determined to celebrate “the extraordinary life” of the second surviving son of the Methodists’ principal poet and the nephew of the founder and leader of.

Samuel Wesley (24 February. 11 October ) was an English organist and composer in the late Georgian period. Born in Bristol, England, he was the son of noted Methodist and hymn-writer Charles Wesley, the grandson of Samuel Wesley (a poet of the late Stuart period) and the nephew of John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist church.

After singing in the choir of the Chapel Royal as a boy, Samuel Sebastian embarked on a career as a musician, and was appointed organist at Hereford Cathedral in While there he married the sister of the Dean, John Merryweather.

S.S. Wesley was, like his father Samuel Wesley, a Freemason. Samuel Wesley, (born Feb. 24,Bristol, Gloucestershire, Eng.—died Oct. 11,London), composer and organist who helped introduce the music of J.S.

Bach into son of Charles Wesley, the hymn writer, and the nephew of John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, he began an oratorio, Ruth, at the age of 6 and at age 11 published Eight Lessons for the Harpsichord. Samuel Wesley was the second son of Rev. John Westley or Wesley, rector of Winterborne Whitechurch, mother was the daughter of John White, rector of Trinity Church, Dorchester, the so-called "Patriarch of Dorchester".

Following some grammar school education in Dorchester, Wesley was sent away from home to prepare for ministerial training under Theophilus ion: Exeter College, Oxford, Corpus.

Samuel Wesley (–) was a Church of England clergyman. In he married Susanna Annesley (who happened to be the 25th of 25 children) and the pair welcomed 19 children of their own. Ten of those 19 children lived to adulthood. Full Description: "A vivid picture of the public and private life of a professional musician in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century London.

Samuel Wesley Free entertainment for readers in need of it. For low-cost entertainment, you can visit our online library and enjoy the countless collection of fame available for free. Get this from a library. Samuel Wesley, musician: the story of his life. [James T Lightwood]. The Bach Letters of Samuel Wesley (Da Capo Press music reprint series) by Wesley, Samuel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at It is “forgotten” Charles Wesley.

Premature and Precocious. Charles Wesley was the eighteenth of Samuel and Susannah Wesley’s nineteen children (only ten lived to maturity). He was born prematurely, and appeared dead, in December He lay silent, wrapped in wool, for weeks.

Samuel Sebastian Wesley, (born Aug. 14,London—died ApGloucester, Eng.), composer and organist, one of the most distinguished English church musicians of his natural son of Samuel Wesley, he was a chorister of the Chapel Royal and held posts in London and at Exeter cathedral, Leeds Parish Church, Winchester cathedral, and Gloucester cathedral.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lightwood, James T. (James Thomas), Samuel Wesley, musician. New York, B. Blom, (OCoLC) Born into one of England's best-known families, Samuel Sebastian Wesley () was not only the foremost organist and church musician of his generation, but a vigorous campaigner for higher standards in cathedral music.

Peter Horton has drawn on a wide range of source material to produce a detailed account of Wesley's life and career as he moved from cathedral to cathedral in search of an. His brother, Samuel Sebastian Wesley, became one of the most accomplished British composers of the nineteenth century.

A contemporary of Mozart, Samuel is sometimes called “The English Mozart.”4. John and Charles Wesley were passionate. In England, it was the Wesleys. Samuel was the younger son of hymn-writing Charles. His brother, also named Charles, wrote music, as did his son, Samuel Sebastian.

All were highly regarded musicians in their day, and all were firmly rooted in the Methodist Church. Samuel .SAMUEL WESLEY; OR, THE PERILS OF PLAGIARISM BY LAWRENCE I. RITCHEY IN ANY PORTRAIT of the Wesley family the faintly drawn profile of Samuel the musician, last of the Georgian Wesleys, is inevitably over-shadowed by the figures of John the preacher and Charles the hymn- Hinrichsen's Music Book, vii (), 12 Voluntaries for the Organ Alt ernative.

Title Composer Wesley, Samuel: Opus/Catalogue Number Op./Cat. No. Op.6 I-Catalogue Number I-Cat. No. ISW 6 Movements/Sections Mov'ts/Sec's: 12 voluntaries: Voluntary I in D major Voluntary II in C major Voluntary III in C minor Voluntary IV in G major Voluntary V in D major Voluntary VI in C majorComposer: Wesley, Samuel.