Sheet Music: The Lily of the Valley

TitleThe Lily of the Valley
Alternate titlesI've Found a Friend in Jesus
ComposerWilliam Shakespeare Hays (1837–1907)
Also attributed toIra David Sankey (1840–1908)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyF major
Time signature4/4
Tempo84 BPM
Performance time0:45
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2010-07-11
Last updated2010-07-11
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Sunday 11 July 2010

Tune of the Day: The Lily of the Valley

Hymn and gospel song

“The Lily of the Valley” is a gospel standard, appearing in almost all Protestant hymnals. The hymn was written by William Charles Fry in London for the Salvation Army. American gospel singer and composer Ira D. Sankey arranged the words to the music of “The Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane”, composed in 1871 by Will “Shakespeare” Hays for a minstrel show.