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BURTON (Woodbury)

BURTON (Woodbury)

Composer: I. B. Woodbury
Published in 8 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: I. B. Woodbury

Woodbury, Isaac Baker. (Beverly, Massachusetts, October 23, 1819--October 26, 1858, Columbia, South Carolina). Music editor. As a boy, he studied music in nearby Boston, then spent his nineteenth year in further study in London and Paris. He taught for six years in Boston, traveling throughout New England with the Bay State Glee Club. He later lived at Bellow Falls, Vermont, where he organized the New Hampshire and Vermont Musical Association. In 1849 he settled in New York City where he directed the music at the Rutgers Street Church until ill-health caused him to resign in 1851. He became editor of the New York Musical Review and made another trip to Europe in 1852 to collect material for the magazine. in the fall of 1858 his health br… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: I. B. Woodbury
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 5U111 12D7U 1
Key: B♭ Major

Texts

How Pleasant, How Divinely Fair

How pleasant and divinely fair,
O Lord of hosts, thy dwellings are!
With long desire my spirit faints,
To meet th' assemblies of thy saints.

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This is the Word of Truth and Love

Awake! O Church of God, Awake!

Awake, Jerusalem, awake,
No longer in thy sins lie down:
The garment of salvation take,
Thy beauty and thy strength put on.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11873
Text: This Is The Word Of Truth And Love
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
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