So far in 2022, 11 million people from 200-plus countries around the world have benefitted from the Hymnary website! Thank you to all who use Hymnary.org and all who support it with gifts of time, talent and treasure. If you feel moved to support our work today with a gift of any amount and a word of encouragement, we would be grateful. You can donate online at our secure giving site. Or, if you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to: Hymnary.org, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. May the hope, love, joy and peace of Advent be yours this day and always.

SWEET RIVERS

SWEET RIVERS

Composer: William Moore
Published in 5 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: William Moore

William B Moore USA 1790-1850. He was born, possibly in TN. He was a composer, having contributed tunes to” Wyeth’s Repository” (1810) and known for his tunebook “Columbian Harmony” (1825) in TN. He also composed and arranged several tunes in William Walker’s “Southern Harmony” (1835). John Perry  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: SWEET RIVERS
Composer: William Moore
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 13312 23552 35653
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Sweet rivers of redeeming love

On Jordan's stormy banks I stand

On Jordan's stormy banks I stand,
and cast a wishful eye
to Canaan's fair and happy land,
where my possessions lie.

Go to text page...

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

The Sacred Harp #61

The Sacred Harp #61

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.