[Lord, I hear of showers of blessing] (Bradbury)

[Lord, I hear of showers of blessing] (Bradbury)

Composer: William B. Bradbury (1862)
Published in 194 hymnals


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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: [Lord, I hear of showers of blessing] (Bradbury)
Composer: William B. Bradbury (1862)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.3.3.7
Incipit: 34514 33223 42171
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #829
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #1379
Text: Even Me
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #3980
Text: Lord, Thou Knowest All the Hunger
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)
Text

African American Heritage Hymnal #457

Page Scan

African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #310

Ambassador Hymnal #505

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #829

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #532

Himnos de la Iglesia #480

TextPage Scan

Hymns of Faith #413

Nyimbo za Imani Yetu #26

Text

One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #167

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #422

Audio

Small Church Music #2349

Text

Songs of Zion #174

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1379

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3980

Text

Total Praise #449

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