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CUTTING (Sherwin)

Composer: William F. Sherwin

Sherwin, William Fisk, an American Baptist, was born at Buckland, Massachusetts, March 14,1826. His educational opportunities, so far as schools were concerned, were few, but he made excellent use of his time and surroundings. At fifteen he went to Boston and studied music under Dr. Mason: In due course he became a teacher of vocal music, and held several important appointments in Massachusetts; in Hudson and Albany, New York County, and then in New York City. Taking special interest in Sunday Schools, he composed carols and hymn-tunes largely for their use, and was associated with the Rev. R. Lowry and others in preparing Bright Jewels, and other popular Sunday School hymn and tune books. A few of his melodies are known in Great Britain th… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CUTTING (Sherwin)
Composer: William F. Sherwin
Meter: 6.6.4.6.6.6.4
Incipit: 32156 53217 12364
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Christ for the world we sing!

Shepherd of Tender Youth

My Steadfast Heart, O God

My steadfast heart, O God,
Will sound Thy praise abroad
With tuneful string;
The dawn shall hear my song,
Thy praise I will prolong,
And where Thy people throng
Thanksgiving bring.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2082
Text: God, Who Omniscient Art
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The Cyber Hymnal #4354
Text: My Steadfast Heart, O God
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
Audio

Small Church Music #6476

ScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2082

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4354

TextPage Scan

Trinity Psalter Hymnal #258

Include 19 pre-1979 instances
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