Abbot's Leigh Cyril Taylor, Joseph Ittoop

Abbot's Leigh

Composer: Cyril Taylor, Joseph Ittoop
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Title
Abbot's Leigh
Composer
Cyril Taylor, Joseph Ittoop
ISBN/ISMN
979-0-58085-023-2
Description CYRIL VINCENT TAYLOR (1907-1991) was born in Wigan, Lancaster, England, the son of a Church of England priest. A student at Christ Church, Oxford, he was ordained in the Church of England and precentor of Bristol Cathedral and later Salisbury Cathedral. During World War II, he was BBC's producer of Religious Broadcasting and, while stationed in Abbot's Leigh, he composed his famous hymn tune of the same name. ABBOT'S LEIGH is generally regarded as the "Rule Britannia" of hymn tunes. In 1953, when the Royal School of Church Music moved from Canterbury to Addington Place, he became its first Warden. For many years he served as a proprietor of Hymns Ancient & Modern, playing a major editorial role in compiling two supplements and The New Standard Edition. All of his hymn tunes are represented by Hope Publishing Co. in the United States and Canada and he has six tune credits in Hope's new hymnal WORSHIP & REJOICE (2001). JOSEPH ITTOOP has performed extensively as a tenor soloist in opera and oratorio in the United States and Europe. As a composer and arranger, he has written works across multiple genres, including string quartets, brass quintets, jazz combos, and voice. Mr. Ittoop holds degrees from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music and University of North Carolina School of the Arts. In addition to singing, he plays and teaches clarinet, saxophone, and classical/jazz piano. Instrumentation Flute Oboe Clarinet in B-Flat Horn in F Bassoon  

CYRIL VINCENT TAYLOR (1907-1991) was born in Wigan, Lancaster, England, the son of a Church of England priest. A student at Christ Church, Oxford, he was ordained in the Church of England and precentor of Bristol Cathedral and later Salisbury Cathedral. During World War II, he was BBC's producer of Religious Broadcasting and, while stationed in Abbot's Leigh, he composed his famous hymn tune of the same name. ABBOT'S LEIGH is generally regarded as the "Rule Britannia" of hymn tunes. In 1953, when the Royal School of Church Music moved from Canterbury to Addington Place, he became its first Warden. For many years he served as a proprietor of Hymns Ancient & Modern, playing a major editorial role in compiling two supplements and The New Standard Edition. All of his hymn tunes are represented by Hope Publishing Co. in the United States and Canada and he has six tune credits in Hope's new hymnal WORSHIP & REJOICE (2001).

JOSEPH ITTOOP has performed extensively as a tenor soloist in opera and oratorio in the United States and Europe. As a composer and arranger, he has written works across multiple genres, including string quartets, brass quintets, jazz combos, and voice.

Mr. Ittoop holds degrees from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music and University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

In addition to singing, he plays and teaches clarinet, saxophone, and classical/jazz piano.

Flute

Oboe

Clarinet in B-Flat

Horn in F

Bassoon