SUNLIGHT (Weeden)

Composer: W. S. Weeden

Winfield S. Weeden was born in 1847 in Middleport, OH. In his early life he was active in teaching singing schools throughout that area in Ohio. As singer and associate to Judson VandeVenter in his evangelistic campaigns, Weeden assisted in meetings at East Palestine and Sebring. He compiled several collections of hymns among them The Peacemaker, Songs of the Peacemaker, and Songs of Sovereign Grace. Weeden died in 1908. (see 101 More Hymn Stories, Osbeck, Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel, 1985) Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: W. S. Weeden
Meter: 8.6.8.6.9.9.11.11
Incipit: 51112 33345 55655
Key: E Major
Copyright: Public Domain (US); Copyright, 1897, by Weeden & Van De Venter. Used by per.

Texts

Sunlight

I wandered in the shades of night,
Till Jesus came to me,
And with the sunlight of His love
Bid all my darkness flee.

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Media

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #444
Text: Sunlight
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #950
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #3165
Text: I Wandered in the Shades of Night
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #444TextAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #950ScoreAudio
Hymns of Faith #313TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #2979Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #231
The Cyber Hymnal #3165TextScoreAudio
Timeless Truths #181Text
Include 45 pre-1979 instances
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