[Sound the battle cry]

[Sound the battle cry]

Composer: William F. Sherwin (1869)
Published in 50 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

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)
Meter: 10.8.10.8.10.9.10.9
Incipit: 55345 6U432 1232D 7566
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

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

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #955Tune InfoScoreAudio
Himnos de la Iglesia #356
Hymns of Faith #490TextPage Scan
Rejoice Hymns #671
Small Church Music #1429Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #419
The Cyber Hymnal #6260TextScoreAudio
Timeless Truths #65Text
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #375
Include 41 pre-1979 instances



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