Little Jack Frost Quadrilles



Title: Little Jack Frost, Composed By: Arthur Henry Brown, Published By: B. Williams, Location: London, Year: 1870

Arthur Henry Brown (1830 – 1926) was an English composer and arranger of several popular tunes in his day. Born in Brentwood, Essex, England. Brown be­gan play­ing the or­gan at the age 10, he was almost com­plete­ly self-taught, and became organist in Brentwood Parish church from the age of 12. He composed considerable number Hymns and church pieces and several songs and pianoforte pieces including A Trip to Fairyland and the song Gather the Rosebuds While You May. A keen cyclist he would allocate the names of some of his favorite haunts to his hymn-tunes. A mem­ber of the Lon­don Gre­gor­i­an As­so­ci­a­tion, he helped as­sem­ble the Ser­vice Book for the an­nu­al fes­tiv­al in St. Paul’s Ca­thed­ral. He sup­port­ed the Ox­ford Move­ment, and pi­o­neered the res­tor­a­tion of plain­chant and Gre­gor­i­an mu­sic in Ang­li­can wor­ship.