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[We're going home, no more to roam] (Bliss)

[We're going home, no more to roam] (Bliss)

Composer: P. P. Bliss
Published in 24 hymnals


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

Composer: P. P. Bliss

Philip P. Bliss (b. Clearfield County, PA, 1838; d. Ashtabula, OH, 1876) left home as a young boy to make a living by working on farms and in lumber camps, all while trying to continue his schooling. He was converted at a revival meeting at age twelve. Bliss became an itinerant music teacher, making house calls on horseback during the winter, and during the summer attending the Normal Academy of Music in Genesco, New York. His first song was published in 1864, and in 1868 Dwight L. Moody advised him to become a singing evangelist. For the last two years of his life Bliss traveled with Major D. W. Whittle and led the music at revival meetings in the Midwest and Southern United States. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey published a popular series of hym… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [We're going home, no more to roam] (Bliss)
Composer: P. P. Bliss
Incipit: 53231 12165 11332
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Himnos de la Iglesia #434

Audio

Small Church Music #6276

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7266

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ترانيم الإيمان #217

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نظم المرامير #413

Include 19 pre-1979 instances
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