[Are you sowing the seed of the kingdom, brother] (Fillmore)

[Are you sowing the seed of the kingdom, brother] (Fillmore)

Composer: Fred A. Fillmore
Published in 24 hymnals

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Composer: Fred A. Fillmore

Born: May 15, 1856, Par­is, Ill­i­nois. Died: No­vem­ber 15, 1925, Ter­race Park, Ohio. Buried: Mil­ford, Ohio. Frederick Augustus Fillmore, who was born on May 15, 1856, in Paris, IL, one of seven children, five sons and two daughters, born to Augustus Damon and Hannah Lockwood Fillmore. His father was a preacher in the Christian Church, as well as a composer, songbook compiler, and hymn publisher who developed his own system of musical notation using numbers on the staff in place of note heads. Augustus eventually settled in Cincinnati, OH, and established a music publishing business there. Until 1906, there was no official distinction between "Christian Churches" and "Churches of Christ." The names were used pretty much inte… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Are you sowing the seed of the kingdom, brother] (Fillmore)
Composer: Fred A. Fillmore
Incipit: 12333 21356 17653
Key: D Major
Source: Reworked in The Wonderful Story in Song (Cincinnati, Ohio: F. L. Rowe, 1917), number 211
Copyright: Public Domain



Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #859
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #348
Text: Are You Sowing the Seed?
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #859

Sacred Selections for the Church #507


Small Church Music #7441


The Cyber Hymnal #348

Include 20 pre-1979 instances
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