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[The wise man built his house upon the rock]

[The wise man built his house upon the rock]

Composer: Anonymous
Published in 7 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: Recording

Composer: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [The wise man built his house upon the rock]
Composer: Anonymous
Meter: D
Incipit: 51112 17767 52223
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Piano Solo

  • Go Down, Moses: Hymns We Play and Sing Book V
    Composer/Editor Myra Schubert
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1986) pp. 28


Timeless Truths #1080
Text: The Wise Man and the Foolish Man
  • The_Wise_Man_and_the_Foolish_Man.pdf (PDF)
  • The_Wise_Man_and_the_Foolish_Man.xml (XML)


Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #735


Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #897

TextPage Scan

Sing With Me #118


Small Church Music #1600


The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #357


Timeless Truths #1080

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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