Charles Wood

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Born: 15 June 1866

Died: 12 July 1926


Wood studied organ under T. O. Marks in Armagh (1880-81), and at the Royal College of Music (RCM) (1883-87). He taught at the RCM beginning in 1888, then went on to Selwyn College in Cambridge. He was an Organ Scholar at Gonville and Caius College (1898-94) (BA & MusB 1890, MA & MusD 1894). He was awarded an honorary LLD degree at Leeds in 1904, was a university lecturer on harmony in 1897, and became a Professor in 1924. (From Cyber Hymnal)

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List of choral works

Secular works

Anthems and introits

Anthems not yet added

  • I will call upon God
  • In Exitu Israel
  • O Thou Sweetest Source
  • Summer ended
  • Sunlight all Golden
  • The Burning Babe



  • Make Thee Ready, as Best Thou Art Able

Hymn Tunes

  • Branle de l'official
  • Iris
  • Petersen
  • Rangoon


  • Evening Service in A flat (U)
  • Evening Service, Tone IV/I

Other sacred works

Arrangements by Charles Wood

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  • The Cowley Carol Book, 1901-1919 (co-editor with George Woodward)
  • Songs of Syon, 1904-1910 (co-editor with George Woodward)
  • The Cambridge Carol Book (co-editor with George Woodward)
  • An Italian Carol Book (London: The Faith Press, Ltd. 1920) (co-editor with George Woodward)
  • Passion According to St. Mark, 1921

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