GOLDEN CHAIN

GOLDEN CHAIN

Composer: William B. Bradbury (1861)
Published in 4 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: William B. Bradbury

The churchgoing people of today are generally familiar with the name Wm. B. Bradbury. Many have cherished that name from childhood. Most of us began our musical experiences by singing his songs, and as early experiences are the most lasting, we will carry these melodies, with their happy associations, through life. Mr. Bradbury, in his day, created a style of juvenile music, especially Sunday-school music, that swept the country. He set the pattern for his successors in Sunday-school song-making, and those who have harped on the key-note that he struck have been most successful. True, we have improved some in the way of hymns, and a smoother voicing of the parts, but there are still many Sunday-school song writers who regard Mr. Bradbur… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William B. Bradbury (1861)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Incipit: 51131 661

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #440
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
TextPage Scan

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #608

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #440

Text

The Celebration Hymnal #6

Text

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #100

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