Soft, soft, music is stealing

Soft, soft, music is stealing

Author: Mary Dana Shindler
Published in 15 hymnals

Author: Mary Dana Shindler

Shindler, Mary Stanley Bunce, née Palmer, better known as Mrs. Dana, was born in Beaufort, South Carolina, Feb. 15, 1810. In 1835 she was married to Charles E. Dana, of New York, and removed with him to Bloomington, now Muscatine, Iowa, in 1838. Mr. Dana died in 1839, and Mrs. Dana returned to South Carolina. Subsequently she was married to the Rev. Robert D. Shindler, who was Professor in Shelby College, Kentucky, in 1851, and afterwards in Texas. Mrs. Shindler, originally a Presbyterian, was for some time an Unitarian; but of late years she has been a member of the Protestant Episcopal Church. As Mary S. B. Dana she published the Southern Harp, 1840, and the Northern Harp, 1841. From these works her hymns have been taken, 8 of which are… Go to person page >

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First Line: Soft, soft, music is stealing
Author: Mary Dana Shindler
Refrain First Line: Soft, sweet lingers the strain



Instances (1 - 15 of 15)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #38Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs: for the use of schools and academies #38Page Scan
Fruits and Flowers #d129
Heart and Voice #d150
Heart and Voice: a New Collection of Sunday School Songs #d156
Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns. 4th ed. #d172
Primitive Baptist Hymnal #d291
Songs for the School Room #d97
The American School Hymn Book #LXXXVPage Scan
The American School Hymn Book. (New ed.) #LXXXVPage Scan
The Assembly Hymn and Song Collection: designed for use in chapel, assembly, convocation, or general exercises of schools, normals, colleges and universities. (3rd ed.) #193Page Scan
The Christian Harmony: in the Seven-Syllable Character Note System. Rev. ed. #d300
The Good Old Songs #d483
The Public School Singing Book: a collection of original and other songs, odes, hymns, anthems, and chants used in the various public schools #7Page Scan
The Social Harp #76b
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