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

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

Composer: William B. Bradbury (1862)
Published in 137 hymnals


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Composer: William B. Bradbury

The churchgoing people of today are generally familiar with the name Wm. B. Bradbury. Many have cherished that name from childhood. Most of us began our musical experiences by singing his songs, and as early experiences are the most lasting, we will carry these melodies, with their happy associations, through life. Mr. Bradbury, in his day, created a style of juvenile music, especially Sunday-school music, that swept the country. He set the pattern for his successors in Sunday-school song-making, and those who have harped on the key-note that he struck have been most successful. True, we have improved some in the way of hymns, and a smoother voicing of the parts, but there are still many Sunday-school song writers who regard Mr. Bradbur… Go to person page >

Tune Information

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 - 10 of 10)
Text

African American Heritage Hymnal #457

Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #505

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #829

Himnos de la Iglesia #480

TextPage Scan

Hymns of Faith #413

Nyimbo za Imani Yetu #26

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #422

Audio

Small Church Music #2349

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1379

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3980

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