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[Cling to the Bible, though all else be taken]

[Cling to the Bible, though all else be taken]

Composer: James R. Murray
Published in 5 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: James R. Murray

L.P.M. (1905, April 12). Obituary. New Church Messenger, p.209. Murray.--At Cincinnati, March 10, 1905, James Ramsey Murray. Funeral services in the Church of the New Jersualem, March 13th. James R. Murray was widely known in the musical world as the author of many songs and song books, and in the New Church in Chicago and Cincinnati as an affectionate, intelligent, and loyal New Churchman. He was born in Andover (Ballard Vale), Mass., March 17, 1841. In early life he developed musical talent, and composed many minor pieces for local and special occasions. Later at North Reading, Mass., he attended Dr. George F. Root's School of Music, and was associated with William Bradbury and Dr. Lowell Mason. He enlisted in the Fourteenth Regi… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: James R. Murray
Meter: 11.10.11.10 with refrain
Incipit: 1111D 76563 54U22 221D7
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #902
Text: Cling to the Bible
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Instances

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