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[There is no name so sweet on earth] (Bradbury)

[There is no name so sweet on earth] (Bradbury)

Composer: William B. Bradbury (1861)
Published in 44 hymnals


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

Composer: William B. Bradbury

The churchgoing people of today are generally familiar with the name Wm. B. Bradbury. Many have cherished that name from childhood. Most of us began our musical experiences by singing his songs, and as early experiences are the most lasting, we will carry these melodies, with their happy associations, through life. Mr. Bradbury, in his day, created a style of juvenile music, especially Sunday-school music, that swept the country. He set the pattern for his successors in Sunday-school song-making, and those who have harped on the key-note that he struck have been most successful. True, we have improved some in the way of hymns, and a smoother voicing of the parts, but there are still many Sunday-school song writers who regard Mr. Bradbur… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William B. Bradbury (1861)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Incipit: 5U113 1D66U 1D65U 13132
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Glaubenslieder #456Text
Hymns of Faith #277TextPage Scan
Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #167Text
Small Church Music #2953Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #6787TextScoreAudio
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #178TextPage Scan
Include 38 pre-1979 instances



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