For me to live is Christ; to die is endless gain

For me to live is Christ; to die is endless gain

Tune: RIALTO
Published in 25 hymnals

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First Line: For me to live is Christ; to die is endless gain

Tune

RIALTO

George Frederick Root (b. Sheffield, MA, 1820; d. Bailey's Island, ME, 1895), who is better known for his Civil War songs, composed RIALTO in 1859; the tune is named after an island and bridge in Venice and a theater district in New York City (where Root worked for some years). An energetic tune (wi…

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #570

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d231

Gloria in Excelsis #d162

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #822

Resurrected Songs prepared for the Church #d50

Sacred Songs for Church and Home #d121

Songs for the New Life #d153

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #736

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #736

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #736

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #736

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #736

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #736

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #458

The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d183

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d227

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The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #761

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #171

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The Pilgrim Hymnal: with responsive readings and other aids to worship #229

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