BY AND BY

Composer: Charles Albert Tindley

Charles Albert Tindley was born in Berlin, Maryland, July 7, 1851; son of Charles and Hester Tindley. His father was a slave, and his mother was free. Hester died when he was very young; he was taken in my his mother’s sister Caroline Miller Robbins in order to keep his freedom. It seems that he was expected to work to help the family. In his Book of Sermons (1932), he speaks of being “hired out” as a young boy, “wherever father could place me.” He married Daisy Henry when he was seventeen. Together they had eight children, some of whom would later assist him with the publication of his hymns. Tindley was largely self-taught throughout his lifetime. He learned to read mostly on his own. After he and Daisy moved to Philadelphia… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BY AND BY
Composer: Charles Albert Tindley (ca. 1906)
Meter: Irregular with refrain
Incipit: 12333 21211 61123
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Ready to Sing Hymns Volume 2: A Ready to Sing Collection - 12 Dynamic Arranges
    Composer/Editor Russell Mauldin
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (2009) pp. 38
  • Grace Notes XII
    Composer/Editor Timothy Albrecht
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2005) pp. 40
  • The Evangelistic Piano Hymnal: Over 270 stylistic arrangements with "runs" and "fill-ins"
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1976) pp. 231

Organ Solo

  • Grace Notes XII
    Composer/Editor Timothy Albrecht
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2005) pp. 40
  • Grace Notes XII
    Composer/Editor Timothy Albrecht
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2005) pp. 40
  • David Dozier Presents Gospel Organ
    Composer/Editor David Dozier
    Published By: Shattinger International Music Corp. (1976) pp. 35

Piano Solo

  • Sweet By and By: A Collection of Timeless Hymns for the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editor Mary McDonald
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2008) pp. 51
  • American Hymn Classics: Piano Collection
    Composer/Editor Chuck Marohnic
    Published By: GlorySound (1998) pp. 28
  • The Church Pianist Volume 12 Number 6 July August 1996: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editor Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1996) pp. 10
  • Piano Offerings
    Composer/Editor Janice Davis
    Published By: Good Life Publications, Inc. (1987) pp. 9
  • The Church Pianist Volume 3 Number 5 May 1987: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Bob Burroughs
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1987) pp. 22
  • Just Hooked by Gospel: Keyboard Folio
    Composer/Editors Don Wyrtzen; Carol McMillen
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 14
  • A Touch of Gospel: Arrangements for Piano
    Composer/Editor Don Phillips
    Published By: Broadman Press (1982) pp. 4
  • Dear Lord & Father of Mankind: For the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editor John Innes
    Published By: Broadman Press (1981) pp. 36

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Sunday Morning Worship: A Collection of Piano Organ Duets
    Composer/Editors John Innes; Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1994) pp. 15
  • Mickelson & Wyrtzen Organ and Piano Duets Vol. II
    Composer/Editors Paul Mickelson; Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: The Benson Company, Inc. (1987) pp. 59

Voices: Vocal Quartet

  • New Homecoming: 22 Great Quartet Sing-Alongs
    Composer/Editor Don Marsh
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1988) pp. 85

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Hymns: 150 Beloved Hymns Piano / Vocal /Guitar
    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2008) pp. 296

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Beams of Heaven #18

Cáliz de Bendiciones #317

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El Himnario #253

El Himnario Presbiteriano #253

Flor y Canto #299

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Flor Y Canto (2nd ed.) #593

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Flor y Canto (3rd ed.) #592

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Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #574

Libro de Liturgia y Cántico #386

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Mil Voces para Celebrar #317

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One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #491

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #766

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Rejoice Hymns #619

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Sacred Selections for the Church #484

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Sing Joyfully #493

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Small Church Music #4172

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Songs of Zion #55

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The A.M.E. Zion Hymnal #636

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The Celebration Hymnal #771

The Christian Life Hymnal #569

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The Cyber Hymnal #7223

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The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #544

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The New Century Hymnal #444

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #288

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The United Methodist Hymnal #525

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This Far By Faith #206

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Total Praise #417

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Voices Together #311

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Yes, Lord! #135

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Zion still Sings #168

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