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[We are never, never weary of the grand old song]

[We are never, never weary of the grand old song]

Composer: William James Kirkpatrick
Published in 37 hymnals


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Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: William James Kirkpatrick

William J. Kirkpatrick (b. Duncannon, PA, 1838; d. Philadelphia, PA, 1921) received his musical training from his father and several other private teachers. A carpenter by trade, he engaged in the furniture business from 1862 to 1878. He left that profession to dedicate his life to music, serving as music director at Grace Methodist Church in Philadelphia. Kirkpatrick compiled some one hundred gospel song collections; his first, Devotional Melodies (1859), was published when he was only twenty-one years old. Many of these collections were first published by the John Hood Company and later by Kirkpatrick's own Praise Publishing Company, both in Philadelphia. Bert Polman Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [We are never, never weary of the grand old song]
Composer: William James Kirkpatrick
Incipit: 12333 35321 66511
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1859
Text: Glory To God, Hallelujah!
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #17

Audio

Small Church Music #4260

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1859

Include 34 pre-1979 instances
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