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The golden time

See the golden sunlight

Author: James R. Murray
Tune: [See the golden sunlight]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 See the golden sunlight,
O’er the mountains beaming,
Bringing to the world the bright prophetic day;
Chasing all the shadows,
All the dreary shadows,
Of the night of death and darkness far away.

Refrain:
Hail we now the golden time,
Hail the days our eyes have longed to see;
Send the sound through every clime,
’Tis the day of jubilee.

2 See the golden promise
Of the prophet’s vision
Coming to its glory in this day and hour;
Coming in its newness,
Coming in its trueness,
Coming in its majesty and with great power. [Refrain]

3 See the golden city
From the clouds descending
While before its coming error flies away;
See the wondrous glory
From its portals streaming,
Now indeed is come the everlasting day. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9324

Author: James R. Murray

L.P.M. (1905, April 12). Obituary. New Church Messenger, p.209. Murray.--At Cincinnati, March 10, 1905, James Ramsey Murray. Funeral services in the Church of the New Jersualem, March 13th. James R. Murray was widely known in the musical world as the author of many songs and song books, and in the New Church in Chicago and Cincinnati as an affectionate, intelligent, and loyal New Churchman. He was born in Andover (Ballard Vale), Mass., March 17, 1841. In early life he developed musical talent, and composed many minor pieces for local and special occasions. Later at North Reading, Mass., he attended Dr. George F. Root's School of Music, and was associated with William Bradbury and Dr. Lowell Mason. He enlisted in the Fourteenth Regi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: See the golden sunlight
Title: The golden time
Author: James R. Murray
Refrain First Line: Hail we now the golden time

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9324
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #9324

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