[I am coming to the cross] (Fischer)

[I am coming to the cross] (Fischer)

Composer: William G. Fischer
Published in 143 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: William G. Fischer

William Gustavus Fischer (1835-1912) Born: Oc­to­ber 14, 1835, Bal­ti­more, Mary­land. Died: Au­gust 13, 1912, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Son of a German im­mi­grant, Fischer showed mu­sic­al abil­i­ty at an ear­ly age. When he was eight years old, he be­gan sing­ing in a Ger­man church in Bal­t­imore. He learned to read mu­sic in a church sing­ing class, and af­ter­wards stu­died pi­ano and or­gan. He learned book­bind­ing at J. B. Lip­pin­cott’s in Phil­a­delphia, Penn­syl­van­ia, but spent his even­ings stu­dy­ing and prac­tic­ing mu­sic. He was an ex­per­i­enced train­er and lead­er of large bo­dies of sing­ers of all ages, and was much sought af­ter to lead choirs an… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William G. Fischer
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Incipit: 5U131 2313( 4)565 32123
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

I Am Coming to the Cross

I am coming to the cross;
I am poor, and weak, and blind;
I am counting all but dross;
I shall full salvation find.

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Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #877
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #2924
Text: I Am Coming to the Cross
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #877ScoreAudio
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #307
Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #102Text
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #8
The Cyber Hymnal #2924TextScoreAudio
Timeless Truths #260TextAudio
Include 137 pre-1979 instances



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