EPHRATAH

EPHRATAH

Composer: U. C. Burnap (1895)
Published in 6 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: U. C. Burnap

Burnap ran a dry goods bus­iness in Brook­lyn, though he grad­u­at­ed from the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Par­is with a mu­sic de­gree, and for 37 years played the or­gan at the Re­formed Church in Brook­lyn Heights. He was a pro­li­fic com­pos­er, and helped ed­it the fol­low­ing: Hymns of the Church, 1869 Hymns of Pray­er and Praise, 1871 Hymns and Songs of Praise, 1874 --The Cyber Hymnal™ There is uncertainty about his middle name. Reynolds and the Library of Congress say it was Christopher. A contemporary obituary relied on by "The Cyber Hymnal™" says it was Cicero. It appears that there was another Uzziah C[icero] Burnap who lived (per LOC) 1794-1854. Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: EPHRATAH
Composer: U. C. Burnap (1895)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Incipit: 55555 43355 23453
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Shine on our land, Jehovah, shine

A thousand years have come and gone

A thousand years have come and gone,
And near a thousand more,
Since happier light from heaven shone
Than ever shone before;
And in the hearts of old and young
A joy most joyful stirred,
That sent such news from tongue to tongue
As ears had never heard.

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Ho eta urbo Betlehem'

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1402
Text: Oh Savior Of The Faithful Dead
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #9003
Text: Shine On Our Land
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1402

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #9003

Tune InfoTextAudio

TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #174d

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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