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[Soldiers of King Jesus, raise the shout again]

[Soldiers of King Jesus, raise the shout again]

Composer: John R. Sweney
Published in 7 hymnals

Composer: John R. Sweney

John R. Sweney (1837-1899) was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, and exhibited musical abilities at an early age. At nineteen he was studying with a German music teacher, leading a choir and glee club, and performing at children’s entertainments. By twenty-two he was teaching at a school in Dover, Delaware. Soon thereafter, he was put in charge of the band of the Third Delaware Regiment of the Union Army for the duration of the Civil War. After the war, he became Professor of Music at the Pennsylvania Military Academy, and director of Sweney’s Cornet Band. He eventually earned Bachelor and Doctor of Music degrees at the Academy. Sweney began composing church music in 1871 and became well-known as a leader of large congregati… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Soldiers of King Jesus, raise the shout again]
Composer: John R. Sweney
Incipit: 55555 51234 35554
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Victory in Jesus

Soldiers of King Jesus, raise the shout again,
Victory in Jesus, victory!
Marching to the music of the glad refrain,
Victory in Jesus evermore.

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Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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Assembly Songs #7

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Bethany Hymns #14


Coronation Hymns #7

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Diadems #72

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Glorious Hymns #40

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Songs of Evangelism #159

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Winona Hymns #203

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