BROWN (Bradbury)

BROWN (Bradbury)

Composer: William B. Bradbury (1844)
Published in 69 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: William B. Bradbury

The churchgoing people of today are generally familiar with the name Wm. B. Bradbury. Many have cherished that name from childhood. Most of us began our musical experiences by singing his songs, and as early experiences are the most lasting, we will carry these melodies, with their happy associations, through life. Mr. Bradbury, in his day, created a style of juvenile music, especially Sunday-school music, that swept the country. He set the pattern for his successors in Sunday-school song-making, and those who have harped on the key-note that he struck have been most successful. True, we have improved some in the way of hymns, and a smoother voicing of the parts, but there are still many Sunday-school song writers who regard Mr. Bradbur… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William B. Bradbury (1844)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 51231 67165 5132
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

How Sweet, How Heavenly

How sweet and heavenly is the sight
When those who love the Lord
In one another's peace delight,
And so fulfill his word!

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Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #552
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #428
Text: Behold He Comes!
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #2045
Text: The Grave Itself a Garden Is
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7529
Text: With Joy We Hail the Sacred Day
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #9574
Text: Awake With Joyful Strains Of Mirth
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #12063
Text: The Winds Were Howling O'er The Deep
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #552

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #331

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #462

Praises We Sing (2nd ed.) #20

Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #48

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #428

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2045

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7529

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #9574

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #12063

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