[Some day the silver cord will break] (Stebbins)

[Some day the silver cord will break] (Stebbins)

Composer: George C. Stebbins (1894)
Published in 113 hymnals


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Composer: George C. Stebbins

Stebbins studied music in Buffalo and Rochester, New York, then became a singing teacher. Around 1869, he moved to Chicago, Illinois, to join the Lyon and Healy Music Company. He also became the music director at the First Baptist Church in Chicago. It was in Chicago that he met the leaders in the Gospel music field, such as George Root, Philip Bliss, & Ira Sankey. At age 28, Stebbins moved to Boston, Massachusetts, where he became music director at the Claredon Street Baptist Church; the pastor there was Adoniram Gordon. Two years later, Stebbins became music director at Tremont Temple in Boston. Shortly thereafter, he became involved in evangelism campaigns with Moody and others. Around 1900, Stebbins spent a year as an evangelist in I… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Some day the silver cord will break] (Stebbins)
Composer: George C. Stebbins (1894)
Meter: 8.8.8.8 D
Incipit: 33432 52117 14326
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Easy Organ Library Volume 41: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Stewart Landon
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2007) pp. 79
  • Organ Arrangements for Funerals: Includes Optional Interludes
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Benson Music Group, Inc. (1991) pp. 7
  • Crescendos of Praise: Organ Arrangements for Worship
    Composer/Editor Albin C. Whitworth
    Published By: GlorySound (1982) pp. 25
  • The Organist Volume 79 Number 2 May 1975: A Bi-monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Roger C. Wilson; Stewart Landon
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1975) pp. 3
  • Beautiful Songs of Faith
    Composer/Editors Anonymous; George C. Stebbins
    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1971) pp. 51
  • Organ Hymn Tunes No. 3: Preludes, Interludes, Voluntaries
    Composer/Editor George S. Schuler
    Published By: The Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company (1966) pp. 26
  • The Gospel Organist Volume Two: Gospel Song Arrangements Suitable for Preludes, Offertories, Specials
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1961) pp. 27
  • The Organist Volume 61 Number 4 September 1957: A Bi-Monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Rob Roy Peery; Herbert Johnson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1957) pp. 3
  • Hymn Improvisations Revised: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Virginia Carrington Thomas
    Published By: Hansen Publications, Inc. (1950) pp. 2
  • Sacred Transcriptions for the Organ: Favorite Gospel Song and Hymn Melodies
    Composer/Editor George S. Schuler
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1950) pp. 16

Piano Solo

  • My Savior First of All: Songs of Heaven's Promise
    Composer/Editor Cindy Berry
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1998) pp. 34
  • The Keyboard Ministry of John Innes: Artistic and Challenging Arrangements for the Piano
    Composer/Editor John Innes
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1974) pp. 8

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Finally Home: Songs for Homegoings
    Composer/Editor Dick Torrans
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1971) pp. 32

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