John Alcock Jr.

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Born: bapt. 28 January 1740

Died: 30 March 1791


John Alcock Jr. was the eldest son of John Alcock Sr., and was born in PlymouthLink to the English Wikipedia article. He was a chorister at Lichfield CathedralLink to the English Wikipedia article, where his father was organist. He deputized for his father at Lichfield before becoming organist at NewarkLink to the English Wikipedia article. In 1773 he was appointed organist of St. Matthew's, WalsallLink to the English Wikipedia article.

His Parochial Harmony, or a Collection of Divine-Music in Score was published in 1777 by Francis Roome of Derby. The book was published by subscription: the subscribers include John DarwallLink to the English Wikipedia article, who was vicar of St. Matthew's, Walsall at that time.

He died at Walsall and was buried there on 30 March 1791.

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List of choral works

Anthems and set-pieces

  • Arise, O Lord God, and lift up thine hand
  • Blessed are all they that fear the Lord
  • Bow down thine ear, O Lord
  • Lift up your heads in joyful hope
  • Lord, I have loved the habitation of thy house
  • Lord, thou has been our refuge
  • O Lord God of hosts
  • Our Lord is risen from the dead
  • Praise the Lord, ye servants
  • The Lord is King, and hath put on glorious apparel
  • The Lord liveth, and blessed be my strong helper



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