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[Like a shepherd, tender, true]

[Like a shepherd, tender, true]

Composer: John Robson Sweney
Published in 36 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: John Robson 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: [Like a shepherd, tender, true]
Composer: John Robson Sweney
Incipit: 34325 21121 72321
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Sunday Morning Organist Volume Two
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1964) pp. 40
  • The Sunday Morning Organist Volume Two: Thirty-five preludes, offertories, postludes based on Familiar Hymn Tunes for the Morning Worship Service
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1964) pp. 40

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3254
Text: Jesus Leads
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Great Songs of the Church (Revised) #272

Page Scan

Sacred Selections for the Church #169

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3254

Include 33 pre-1979 instances
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