[Beyond the sunset's radiant glow]

[Beyond the sunset's radiant glow]

Composer: W. O. Perkins
Published in 15 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Composer: W. O. Perkins

William Oscar Perkins DMus USA 1831-1902. Born at Stockbridge, VT, older brother of Henry, and the son of musical parents (both singers) he was trained musically, primarly by his father. He attended the Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, NH, then studied music in Boston, MA, London, England, and Milan, Italy. He settled in Boston, MA, and founded a music academy, where he taught music. He published a number of hymnals in Boston, then moved to New York City. He was awarded an honorary doctorate of music degree in 1879 by Hamilton College. He wrote 19 books (1861-1897), including a history of the war in South Africa (1900). He published 33 hymnals 1859-1882). In 1870 he published ”The Chorister”, his 400-page music collection for ch… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Beyond the sunset's radiant glow]
Composer: W. O. Perkins
Incipit: 12333 23465 32344
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Beyond the Sunset

Beyond the sunset’s radiant glow
There is a brighter world, I know,
Where golden glories ever shine,
Beyond the thought of day’s decline.

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #810
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #496
Text: Beyond the Sunset
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #810

Church Gospel Songs and Hymns #27


Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #73

Sacred Selections for the Church #424


The Cyber Hymnal #496


Timeless Truths #106

Include 9 pre-1979 instances
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