[Cut it down, cut it down]

[Cut it down, cut it down]

Composer: P. P. Bliss
Published in 3 hymnals


Composer: P. P. Bliss

Bliss, Philip, b. at Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1838. In 1864 he went to Chicago in the employ of Dr. George F. Root, the musician, where he was engaged in conducting musical Institutes, and in composing Sunday School melodies. Originally a Methodist, he became, about 1871, a choirman of the First Congregational Church, Chicago, and the Superintendent of its Sunday Schools. In 1874 he joined D. W. Whittle in evangelical work. To this cause he gave (although a poor man) the royalty of his Gospel Songs, which was worth some thirty thousand dollars. His death was sudden. It occurred in the railway disaster at Ashtabula, Ohio, Dec. 30, 1876. ... Some of his verses have obtained wide popularity in most English-speaking countries. T… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: P. P. Bliss
Incipit: 33211 77643 23222
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Gospel Hymns No. 3 #17Page Scan
Sacred Songs & Solos: Nos 1. and 2. Combined #399Page Scan
Sacred Songs and Solos: with standard hymns, combined: 750 pieces #399Text
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