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Tune Information

Title: SWEET STORY (12333)
Incipit: 12333 32346 5554
Key: D Major/E♭ Major
Source: Greek Folksong;Service and Tune book by Rev. Dr. Goodrich
Copyright: Public Domain


This is very similar to SALAMIS (12323), but the contour of the melody is strikingly different in the second phrase.


Organ Solo

  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 47 Number 1 September October 2012: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Emma Lou Diemer
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 19
  • The Organist Volume 103 Number 6 January 2000: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Stephen Andrews; Edward Broughton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2000) pp. 86
  • Folk Hymn Sketches for Organ
    Composer/Editor Emma Lou Diemer
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1987) pp. 5
  • The Organist's Companion Volume 4 Number 5 August 1982 General, Weddings: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; Alice Jordan
    Published By: McAfee Music Corporation (1982) pp. 8
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 8 Number 1 September 1973: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Fred B. Binckes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1973) pp. 24
  • Organ Pieces for Special Occasions
    Composer/Editors Lani Smith; Robert Graham
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1968) pp. 22
  • The Organist Volume 65 Number 6 January 196 2: A Bi-Monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Rob Roy Peery; John M. Rasley
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1962) pp. 59


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #968
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #3092
Text: I Think, When I Read That Sweet Story
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #13660
Text: Cuando Oigo La Historia De Jesús
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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Ambassador Hymnal #599

Cáliz de Bendiciones #72

Tune InfoScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #968

El Himnario #270

Mil Voces para Celebrar #72


Small Church Music #2885


The Cyber Hymnal #3092


The Cyber Hymnal #13660

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #190

Include 120 pre-1979 instances
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