O the beautiful old story

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Alcott, Louisa May, b. Nov. 29, 1833, d. at Concord, March 5, 1888. She published Little Men, Little Women, &c, and also wrote a few hymns for children. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

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First Line: O the beautiful old story
Author: Louisa May Alcott
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

BEECHER

John Zundel's BEECHER (named after Henry Ward Beecher, his pastor) was first published in his Christian Heart Songs (1870) as a setting for Charles Wesley's "Love Divine, All Loves Excelling" (568). The tune is also known as ZUNDEL. Approximating the shape of a rounded bar form (AA'BA'), BEECHER is…

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