MONORA

MONORA

Composer: William B. Bradbury (1863)
Published in 5 hymnals


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Audio files: MIDI

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: MONORA
Composer: William B. Bradbury (1863)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Incipit: 55351 15132 13215
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Hear, Lord, the Voice of My Complaint

Hear Lord, the voice of my complaint,
Preserve my life from fear,
Hide me from plotting enemies
And evil crowding near.
The workers of iniquity
Their deadly shafts prepare;
They aim at me their treacherous words;
O save me from their snare.

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My Shepherd Will Supply My Need

My Shepherd, you supply my need,
most holy is your name;
in pastures fresh you make me feed,
beside the living stream.
You bring my wand'ring spirit back.
when I forsake your ways;
you lead me, for your mercy's sake,
in paths of truth and grace.

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Attend, my people, to my law

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2473
Text: Hear, Lord, the Voice of My Complaint
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The Cyber Hymnal #4356
Text: My Shepherd Will Supply My Need
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #2473

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The Cyber Hymnal #4356

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