GUANAJUATO

GUANAJUATO

Composer: John R. Sweney
Published in 7 hymnals


Composer: John R. Sweney

John R. Sweney (1837-1899) was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, and exhibited musical abilities at an early age. At nineteen he was studying with a German music teacher, leading a choir and glee club, and performing at children’s entertainments. By twenty-two he was teaching at a school in Dover, Delaware. Soon thereafter, he was put in charge of the band of the Third Delaware Regiment of the Union Army for the duration of the Civil War. After the war, he became Professor of Music at the Pennsylvania Military Academy, and director of Sweney’s Cornet Band. He eventually earned Bachelor and Doctor of Music degrees at the Academy. Sweney began composing church music in 1871 and became well-known as a leader of large congregati… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: GUANAJUATO
Composer: John R. Sweney
Meter: M. P.
Incipit: 51112 33517 66777
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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Himnario Cristiano para uso de las Iglesias Evangélicas #36

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Himnario de la Iglesia Metodista Episcopal #174

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Himnario de la Iglesia Metodista Episcopal #227

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Himnario de la Iglesia Metodista Episcopal #228

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Himnario de la Iglesia Metodista Episcopal #235

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Himnario de la Iglesia Metodista Episcopal #236

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Himnario de la Iglesia Metodista Episcopal #237

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