BACA (Bradbury)

BACA (Bradbury)

Composer: William B. Bradbury
Published in 25 hymnals


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Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: William B. Bradbury

The churchgoing people of today are generally familiar with the name Wm. B. Bradbury. Many have cherished that name from childhood. Most of us began our musical experiences by singing his songs, and as early experiences are the most lasting, we will carry these melodies, with their happy associations, through life. Mr. Bradbury, in his day, created a style of juvenile music, especially Sunday-school music, that swept the country. He set the pattern for his successors in Sunday-school song-making, and those who have harped on the key-note that he struck have been most successful. True, we have improved some in the way of hymns, and a smoother voicing of the parts, but there are still many Sunday-school song writers who regard Mr. Bradbur… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William B. Bradbury
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8
Incipit: 33331 11222 34432

Texts

Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove

Jesu, Thou joy of loving hearts!

As Thirsts the Hart for Water Brooks

As thirsts the hart for water brooks,
So thirsts my soul, O God for Thee;
It seeks for God, and ever looks
And longs the living God to see.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1159ScoreAudio
Himnos de la Iglesia #164
Hymnal: A Worship Book #303
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #30Page Scan
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #32Audio
Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #52APage Scan
Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #75A
Small Church Music #4510Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #286TextScore
The Cyber Hymnal #792TextScore
Include 15 pre-1979 instances



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