MONSELL (Sherwin)

MONSELL (Sherwin)

Composer: William F. Sherwin
Published in 20 hymnals

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Composer: William F. Sherwin

Sherwin, William Fisk, an American Baptist, was born at Buckland, Massachusetts, March 14,1826. His educational opportunities, so far as schools were concerned, were few, but he made excellent use of his time and surroundings. At fifteen he went to Boston and studied music under Dr. Mason: In due course he became a teacher of vocal music, and held several important appointments in Massachusetts; in Hudson and Albany, New York County, and then in New York City. Taking special interest in Sunday Schools, he composed carols and hymn-tunes largely for their use, and was associated with the Rev. R. Lowry and others in preparing Bright Jewels, and other popular Sunday School hymn and tune books. A few of his melodies are known in Great Britain th… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: MONSELL (Sherwin)
Composer: William F. Sherwin
Incipit: 17653 56466 55171
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Pedal-less Harmonizations for Hymn Singing
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2006) pp. 26


The Cyber Hymnal #7631
Text: Worship the Lord in the Beauty of Holiness
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The Cyber Hymnal #11884
Text: What I Have Done
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Hymns for a Pilgrim People #416

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The A.M.E. Zion Hymnal #481


The Cyber Hymnal #7631


The Cyber Hymnal #11884

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