FADE, FADE, EACH EARTHLY JOY (Bradbury)

FADE, FADE, EACH EARTHLY JOY (Bradbury)

Composer: William B. Bradbury
Published in 6 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: William B. Bradbury

William Bachelder Bradbury USA 1816-1868. Born at York, ME, he was raised on his father's farm, with rainy days spent in a shoe-shop, the custom in those days. He loved music and spent spare hours practicing any music he could find. In 1830 the family moved to Boston, where he first saw and heard an organ and piano, and other instruments. He became an organist at 15. He attended Dr. Lowell Mason's singing classes, and later sang in the Bowdoin Street church choir. Dr. Mason became a good friend. He made $100/yr playing the organ, and was still in Dr. Mason's choir. Dr. Mason gave him a chance to teach singing in Machias, ME, which he accepted. He returned to Boston the following year to marry Adra Esther Fessenden in 1838, then rel… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: FADE, FADE, EACH EARTHLY JOY (Bradbury)
Composer: William B. Bradbury
Meter: 6.4.6.4.6.6.6.4
Incipit: 34332 12543 34332
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Hymnal and Order of Service #327

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Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S10

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The Hymnal and Order of Service #601

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The Junior Hymnal, Containing Sunday School and Luther League Liturgy and Hymns for the Sunday School #294

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The National Baptist Hymnal #351

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The National Baptist Hymnal #352

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