Composer: William B. Bradbury
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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
Incipit: 11171 21113 33217
Key: G Major


Glorying in the Cross of Christ

O God, Whom I Delight to Praise

O God, Whom I delight to praise,
To Thee my cry for help I raise;
Be Thou my friend and advocate
When foes assail with bitter hate.

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The Day of Wrath


Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #169a

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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #578

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Bradbury's Golden Shower of S.S. Melodies #31

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The Psalter #300

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