Nearer, my God, to thee (Samuel Sebastian Wesley)

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Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2016-11-23).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 29 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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Editor: John Henry Fowler (submitted 2007-11-13).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 21 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: SATB version in English from Cyber Hymnal™ - File Sizes: PDF: 21 KB, MIDI: 2 KB, NWC: 1 KB

General Information

Title: Nearer, my God, to thee
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Tune: Communion
Lyricist: Sarah Flower Adams

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 64. 64. 664

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 1872 in The European psalmist, no. 524, p. 413


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Original text and translations

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