Nearer, my God, to thee (Lowell Mason)

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  • (Posted 2019-01-14)  CPDL #52914:       
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2019-01-14).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 35 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Verses 1, 2, 4 and 5.
  • (Posted 2010-05-12)  CPDL #21515:          (Sibelius 4)
Editor: Micah Brandhandler (submitted 2010-04-22).   Score information: 18.8 x 25.4, 1 page, 136 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: This version is derived from the 1917 edition of 55 Songs and Choruses for Community Singing.

General Information

Title: Nearer, my God, to thee
Composer: Lowell Mason
Lyricist: Sarah Flower Adams

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1870 New York: William A. Pond & Co
    2nd published: 1893 in Unser Liederbuch (E. Linder), no. 282
    3rd published: 1908 in Jugendharfe, no. 174

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Nearer, my God, to Thee.