This Is My Father’s World - Hymn Piano Solo

Franklin L. Sheppard, 1915 Arranged by Richard Betts
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This arrangement is a transcription of my 2012 recording of "This Is My Father’s World." Play gently and reflectively with sensitivity to the lyrics, and be aware of the darker feeling implied by the beginning of the third verse. Don’t slow down, but be sure to contrast the beginning of verse three with the end of it.

Although written as a piano solo or vocal solo with piano accompaniment, this arrangement can also work well for congregational singing. You’ll probably want to skip over measures 59-61 for congregational use, and you may or may not want to use the interludes between verses.

My performance of this arrangement is available on youtube at, or visit my youtube channel,, for this and other songs.

Score ID
Franklin L. Sheppard, 1915 Arranged by Richard Betts
Year of arrangement
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
3 minutes
Solo instrument (Piano)
Classical music

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