[Sound the battle cry]

[Sound the battle cry]

Composer: William F. Sherwin (1869)
Published in 56 hymnals

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Composer: William F. Sherwin

Sherwin, William Fisk, an American Baptist, was born at Buckland, Massachusetts, March 14,1826. His educational opportunities, so far as schools were concerned, were few, but he made excellent use of his time and surroundings. At fifteen he went to Boston and studied music under Dr. Mason: In due course he became a teacher of vocal music, and held several important appointments in Massachusetts; in Hudson and Albany, New York County, and then in New York City. Taking special interest in Sunday Schools, he composed carols and hymn-tunes largely for their use, and was associated with the Rev. R. Lowry and others in preparing Bright Jewels, and other popular Sunday School hymn and tune books. A few of his melodies are known in Great Britain th… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William F. Sherwin (1869)
Incipit: 55345 64321 23275
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #955
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #6260
Text: Sound the Battle Cry
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #955

Himnos de la Iglesia #356

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Hymns of Faith #490

Rejoice Hymns #671


Small Church Music #1429

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #419


The Cyber Hymnal #6260


Timeless Truths #65

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ترانيم الإيمان #84

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #375

Include 46 pre-1979 instances
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