Sing, ye joyous children, sing

Author: John Randall Dunn

Dunn, John Randall. (Massillon, Ohio,?--December 22, 1948, San Francisco, California). Was the son of James Randall Dunn, an official of the U.S. Immigration Service. His mother, Caroline, was an accomplished singer and pianist. Educated in Ohio and San Francisco, he served in the U.S. Chinese Bureau in San Francisco. He was a Christian Science practitioner, 1907-1948, and also served as a Christian Science teacher, lecturer, and as the editor of Christian Science periodicals. --Joan E. Wilson, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: Sing, ye joyous children, sing
Author: John Randall Dunn

Tune

MENDELSSOHN

The tune is from the second chorus of Felix Mendelssohn's (PHH 279) Festgesang (Op. 68) for male voices and brass; it was first performed in 1840 at the Gutenberg Festival in Leipzig, a festival celebrating the anniversary of Gutenberg's invention of the printing press. Mendelssohn's tune is similar…

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Christian Science Hymnal #310

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