[O the bitter pain and sorrow] (McGranahan)

[O the bitter pain and sorrow] (McGranahan)

Composer: James McGranahan
Published in 7 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Composer: James McGranahan

James McGranahan USA 1840-1907. Born at West Fallowfield, PA, uncle of Hugh McGranahan, and son of a farmer, he farmed during boyhood. Due to his love of music his father let him attend singing school, where he learned to play the bass viol. At age 19 he organized his first singing class and soon became a popular teacher in his area of the state. He became a noted musician and hymns composer. His father was reluctant to let him pursue this career, but he soon made enough money doing it that he was able to hire a replacement farmhand to help his father while he studied music. His father, a wise man, soon realized how his son was being used by God to win souls through his music. He entered the Normal Music School at Genesco, NY, under… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [O the bitter pain and sorrow] (McGranahan)
Composer: James McGranahan
Meter: 8.7.8.7.7.7.8.7
Incipit: 13565 32135 11156
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #260

Audio

Small Church Music #5096

Text

Timeless Truths #74

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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