HAPPY ZION

HAPPY ZION

Composer: I. B. Woodbury
Published in 20 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: I. B. Woodbury

Woodbury, Isaac Baker. (Beverly, Massachusetts, October 23, 1819--October 26, 1858, Columbia, South Carolina). Music editor. As a boy, he studied music in nearby Boston, then spent his nineteenth year in further study in London and Paris. He taught for six years in Boston, traveling throughout New England with the Bay State Glee Club. He later lived at Bellow Falls, Vermont, where he organized the New Hampshire and Vermont Musical Association. In 1849 he settled in New York City where he directed the music at the Rutgers Street Church until ill-health caused him to resign in 1851. He became editor of the New York Musical Review and made another trip to Europe in 1852 to collect material for the magazine. in the fall of 1858 his health br… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: HAPPY ZION
Composer: I. B. Woodbury
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7
Incipit: 51231 61655 1
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Zion Stands by Hills Surrounded

Zion stands by hills surrounded,
Zion, kept by pow’r divine;
All her foes shall be confounded,
Though the world in arms combine;
Happy Zion, what a favored lot is thine!

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Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us

Setze dich, mein Geist, ein wenig

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #838
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Blessed Refuge #52

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #838

Include 18 pre-1979 instances
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