[I've reached the land of corn and wine]

[I've reached the land of corn and wine]

Composer: John R. Sweney
Published in 90 hymnals

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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

Composer: John R. Sweney
Incipit: 5U333 2111D 5U444 3222
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #541
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #489
Text: Beulah Land
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #541ScoreAudio
Hymns of Faith #517TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #3046Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #53
The Cyber Hymnal #489TextScoreAudio
Timeless Truths #382Text
Timeless Truths #1064Text
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