Edward Bunnett

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Born: 26 June 1834

Died: 5 January 1923

Edward Bunnett was born at Shipdham, Norfolk, England. He trained as a chorister at Norwich Cathedral and became assistant to Zechariah Buck at the Cathedral. He graduated from Cambridge. He was organist of St. Peter’s, Mancroft, then appointed Borough Organist, serving for many years. He was conductor of the Norwich Musical Union and organist of the Norwich Musical Festivals. He was active as recitalist and lecturer. His compositions include a De Profundis, services, anthems, cantatas, a comedietta, piano pieces, organ pieces, and part-songs. He celebrated his musical jubilee, 18 April 1890, when he was presented by the Mayor with “an address and handsome testimonial from his fellow citizens.”

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List of choral works

Sacred works

  • Venite, exultemus domino in G (chant)
  • Venite, exultemus domino in A (chant)
  • Te Deum in G
  • Te Deum in F (chant)
  • Benedictus and Jubilate in F
  • Cantate Domino and Deus Misereatur
  • If we believe that Jesus died
  • How amiable are thy dwellings
  • O give thanks unto the Lord
  • Out of the deep (Ps 130)
  • Ave Maria
  • The last prayer
  • Winter
  • Now autumn crowns the year

Secular works

  1. O’er Silv’ry Waters
  2. Day is dawning
  3. Sing on, sweet Birds!
  4. Lo! Autumn Leaves
  5. Behold! the Moon
  6. Evening Bells

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External links

Works by Edward Bunnett in the Petrucci Music Library (IMSLP)