[Go bury thy sorrow] (Bliss)

[Go bury thy sorrow] (Bliss)

Composer: P. P. Bliss (1874)
Published in 17 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

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 (1874)
Meter: 6.5.6.5
Incipit: 11766 54465 31176
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1048
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #692
Text: Bury Thy Sorrow
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Timeless Truths #256
Text: A Salvation Soldier
  • Full Score (Shape Notes) (PDF)
  • Full Score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1048ScoreAudio
Small Church Music #5951Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #692TextScoreAudio
Timeless Truths #256TextScoreAudio
Include 13 pre-1979 instances
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