ANNIVERSARY SONG (Sherwin)

ANNIVERSARY SONG (Sherwin)

Composer: William F. Sherwin
Published in 7 hymnals


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Composer: William F. Sherwin

Sherwin, William Fisk, an American Baptist, was born at Buckland, Massachusetts, March 14,1826. His educational opportunities, so far as schools were concerned, were few, but he made excellent use of his time and surroundings. At fifteen he went to Boston and studied music under Dr. Mason: In due course he became a teacher of vocal music, and held several important appointments in Massachusetts; in Hudson and Albany, New York County, and then in New York City. Taking special interest in Sunday Schools, he composed carols and hymn-tunes largely for their use, and was associated with the Rev. R. Lowry and others in preparing Bright Jewels, and other popular Sunday School hymn and tune books. A few of his melodies are known in Great Britain th… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William F. Sherwin
Meter: 8.8.8.7 D with refrain
Incipit: 32156 43217 12232
Key: A♭ Major/F Major
Source: Pure Gold for the Sunday School, by Robert Lowry & W. Howard Doane (New York: Biglow & Main Company, 1871)
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7106
Text: Wake the Song
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Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #34
Small Church Music #1249Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #7106TextScoreAudio
Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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