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 Church Music Composers
composers in th Century English Church Music with a total of  sets of Evening Canticles and  of Morning Canticles to his credit, composed over a period of  years for specific locations. The Collegium Regale canticles for King’s College, Cambridge, are perhaps his most well-known along with the four anthems (including Like as the hart and O pray for the peace of Jerusalem) and the three carol-anthems (Here is the Little Door, A Spotless Rose and Sing Lullaby).
IRELAND, John (1879–1962). Studied at the Royal College of Music with Stanford and served as organist of St Luke’s in Chelsea for over  years. His compositions include Services (in F and C), the fine anthem Greater love hath no man, a short anthem Ex ore innocentium (written for one of Sydney Nicholson’s wartime chorister courses) and the hymn tune to My song is love unknown, supposedly written in  minutes on a scrap of paper when the hymn text was suggested to him. He also published several organ pieces.
IVES, Grayston (b.1948). Grayston ‘Bill’ Ives, a former member of the King’s Singers, held the unique title of Informator Choristarum at Magdalen College, Oxford until retiring in . Composer of several canticles, communion services and over  anthems including Listen, sweet dove and There is a land of pure delight, as well as lyrical Christmas carols Sweet was the song and O remember Adam’s fall. He was awarded an honorary Fellowship of the  and a Lambeth Doctorate in  for his services to church music.
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