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[My latest sun in sinking fast] (Bradbury)

[My latest sun in sinking fast] (Bradbury)

Composer: William B. Bradbury (1862)
Published in 24 hymnals


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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 (1862)
Meter: 8.6.8.6.5.6.10.5.10.5
Incipit: 55555 6U11D 65U13 21555
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4427
Text: My Latest Sun Is Sinking Fast
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #42
The Cyber Hymnal #4427TextScoreAudio
Timeless Truths #288TextAudio
Include 21 pre-1979 instances
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