[Precious mem'ries, unseen angels]

Composer: J. B. F. Wright

Wright, John Braselton Fillmore (Tennessee, February 21, 1877--October 13, 1959, Brownwood, Texas). Church of God. Son of George W. and Casandra (Coley) Wright; educated in the public schools of Limestone County, Texas (at Groesbeck, Prairie Point and old Box Church); studied music in one eighteen-day singing school near Hamlin, Jones County, Texas. Married Fannie Jackson, February 13, 1898; children Harvey, Myrtle, Calvin, Carey, Leonard, Grace and Dudley. Wrote over 200 songs, both music and poetry. Began writing at about fifteen years of age; stated that "I write by inspiration, only when the mood comes on the words and melody flow from my soul like the water from a babbling brook; without this inspiration I could not write; 'Preciou… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Precious mem'ries, unseen angels]
Composer: J. B. F. Wright
Incipit: 55611 16532 11132
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Abide with Me: Organ Music for the Memorial Service
    Composer/Editor Keith Christopher
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1991) pp. 14
  • Encore: 50 of Fred Bock's Greatest Gospel Arrangements for Organ
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1984) pp. 135
  • Precious Memories: Best Loved Gospel Songs Arranged for all Organs
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1983) pp. 3
  • Organist's Choice for Worship and Recital: Voluntaries, Preludes, Hymn Accompaniments, Organ/Piano Duets
    Composer/Editors Herbert Colvin; Fred Bock; Richard Irven Purvis; Gordon Young; Richard Ellsasser; Kurt Kaiser
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1980) pp. 132
  • All Gospel All Organ: Words Chords Music
    Composer/Editor Joe Morgan
    Published By: Peaceful Valley Music (1976) pp. 26

Piano Solo

  • Ragtime Gospel Hymns
    Composer/Editor Steven K. Tedesco
    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2008) pp. 16
  • To Trust in Jesus: Piano Arrangements by Don Phillips
    Composer/Editor Don Phillips
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2000) pp. 25
  • Precious Memories: Timeless Treasures of Gospel Music
    Composer/Editor Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1999) pp. 4
  • Dino - Quiet Time: Hymns for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Dino Kartsonakis
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1996) pp. 53
  • Quiet Time Piano Volume Four Precious Memories: Simply Beautiful Arrangements for Private Moments of Inspiration & Relaxation
    Composer/Editor Dick Bolks
    Published By: Jolica Music (1995) pp. 22
  • Down Home with Paul Mickelson: 20 Gospel Piano Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Paul Mickelson
    Published By: John W. Peterson Music Company (1987) pp. 42
  • Gospel Preludes for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1986) pp. 22
  • Just Hooked by Gospel: Keyboard Folio
    Composer/Editors Don Wyrtzen; Carol McMillen
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 18
  • Outstanding Piano Arrangements: The Best of Fred Bock
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1970) pp. 24
  • The Best of Fred Bock: Outstanding Piano Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1970) pp. 24
  • Gospel Songs for Piano
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Sacred Songs (1966) pp. 24

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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African American Heritage Hymnal #517

Blessed Refuge #140

Melodies of Love #30

Sacred Selections for the Church #397

The Christian Life Hymnal #539

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #408

Include 19 pre-1979 instances
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