So far in 2022, 11 million people from 200-plus countries around the world have benefitted from the Hymnary website! Thank you to all who use Hymnary.org and all who support it with gifts of time, talent and treasure. If you feel moved to support our work today with a gift of any amount and a word of encouragement, we would be grateful. You can donate online at our secure giving site. Or, if you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to: Hymnary.org, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. May the hope, love, joy and peace of Advent be yours this day and always.

[I love to think of the heavenly land]

[I love to think of the heavenly land]

Composer: William. B. Bradbury
Published in 21 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI, Recording

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: [I love to think of the heavenly land]
Composer: William. B. Bradbury
Incipit: 51117 12755 616
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
Audio

Small Church Music #6260

TextAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #14529

TextAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #14990

TextAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #15051

TextAudioPage Scan

نظم المرامير #35

TextPage Scan

نظم المرامير #183

TextPage Scan

نظم المرامير #234

TextPage Scan

نظم المرامير #454

Include 13 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.