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[When we reach our Father's dwelling]

[When we reach our Father's dwelling]

Composer: James McGrahanan
Published in 7 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: James McGrahanan

James McGranahan USA 1840-1907. Born at West Fallowfield, PA, uncle of Hugh McGranahan, and son of a farmer, he farmed during boyhood. Due to his love of music his father let him attend singing school, where he learned to play the bass viol. At age 19 he organized his first singing class and soon became a popular teacher in his area of the state. He became a noted musician and hymns composer. His father was reluctant to let him pursue this career, but he soon made enough money doing it that he was able to hire a replacement farmhand to help his father while he studied music. His father, a wise man, soon realized how his son was being used by God to win souls through his music. He entered the Normal Music School at Genesco, NY, under… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [When we reach our Father's dwelling]
Composer: James McGrahanan
Incipit: 51343 21513 56543
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

En la célica morada

Memories of Earth

When we reach our Father&#;s dwelling,
On the strong eternal hills,
And our praise to Him is swelling
Who the vast creation fills,
Shall we then recall the sadness,
And the clouds that hung so dim,
When our hearts were turned from hardness,
And our feet from paths of sin?

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A Glorious Morrow

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4196
Text: Memories of Earth
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Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
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Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #329

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The Cyber Hymnal #4196

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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