What is the song Amazing Grace about?

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Amazing Grace was written by John Newton, who was a Captain of a slave ship, when slavery was still in.

One time when he was returning to England from the Indies a storm hit, and many men, women and children died. He then got a conviction from God, repeanted of his sins and wrote Amazing Grace.
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When was the song 'Amazing Grace' top of the charts?

Two versions have made the UK Singles Chart: Between 1970 and 1972, a version by Judy Collins spent 67 weeks in the charts, a record for a female artist, and peaked at number five. In 1972, an instrumental version by the Pipes and Drums and Military Band of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards spent five (MORE)

What meter is amazing grace?

4-4-6/4-4-6 compound meter. In hymnological terms, it's in Common Meter, commonly marked 8 6. 8 6 and abbreviated CM in a hymnal. Common Meter has a strong history in church and folk music, and a great many plainsong hymns are in this meter. We are today more familiar with such CM hymns as ' O God (MORE)

Is the song Amazing Grace an African-American spiritual?

Yes, it is ! A new movie came out concerning the slave movement in England. It's called Amazing Grace & I HIGHLY recommend this movie ! Not only is it a neat film but it explains how England banned slavery and what steps William Wilberforce had to take to accomplish this law. sincerely, Bethany (MORE)

Who wrote Amazing Grace?

The words were written by ex-slave trader John Newton, who was bornin London on 24 July 1725. His father was commander of a merchantship, and young John followed in his footsteps. After his fatherdied, Newton joined the crew on the H.M.S. Hartwich, but desertedafter he found the living conditions de (MORE)

Who sings amazing grace?

Many people sing Amazing Grace, just look it up, but the newest version is Amazing Grace (My chains are gone) by Chris Tomlin

Why did John Newton write the song Amazing Grace?

Before he got saved, John Newton was a slave owner who subjected his slaves to extreme cruelty. After he got right with Jesus he became a gifted teacher, pastor, and song writer. By writing "Amazing Grace," he was demonstrating his thankfulness towards God.. Few people know that during this time, M (MORE)

What is the Latin translation for 'amazing grace'?

Literally translated, "amazing grace" can be rendered into Latin as "prodigiosa gratia". If you are looking for a translation of the popular Protestant hymn, "Amazing Grace" in Latin, this would be hard to come by as it was originally written and intended for English. Reproduction of the entire hymn (MORE)

What year was amazing grace written?

According to Wikipedia: ""Amazing Grace" is a Christian hymn written by English poet and clergyman John Newton (1725-1807), published in 1779."

How do you play Amazing Grace on the recorder?

low d g bg b a g e low d low d g bg b a b' high d b' low d b high d e g ge d d g bg b a g Amazing grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me. I once was lost, but now am found, was blind, but now I see.

What are the Swahili words for Amazing Grace?

Neema ya ajabu, sauti tamu kama nini iliyomwokoa masikini kama mimi Nilikuwa nimepotea lakini sasa nimepatikana, nilikuwa kipofu sasa ninaona Ni neema iliyoufundisha moyo wangu kutubu na neema iliniondolea hofu zangu Hiyo neema ilionekana kuwa nzuri kama nini saa ile niliyoamini Those are (MORE)

Why was amazing grace written?

Amazing Grace was written by a man who had owned a slave ship and finally saw what he was doing was wrong and wrote the song. Listen to the words and you can hear his cry for forgiveness.

Who sang the original amazing grace?

The words to "Amazing Grace" were written in the 18th century by John Newton. He was born in London and after a life which included being press-ganged into the navy, flogged and becoming a skipper of a boat plying the slave trade, was converted to religion and became a minister. He wrote many hymns (MORE)

What are the words of the song amazing grace?

Amazing Grace Amazing Grace How sweet the sound that saved a wretch lie me I once was lost but now I'm found was blind but now i see That's the beginning of the song the rest is on amazing grace lyrics.com

Amazing grace on recorder?

There are many places where you can find the music for AmazingGrace on recorder. You can order the sheet music fromSheetMusicPlus.com for example.

Amazing Grace notes on recorder?

I'm sorry if this doesn't work, I am giveing you the right hand notes from piano. I love this song and i think it will sound great on recorder! (low) D Quarter note G Half note BAG Triplet (three eigth notes) B Half note A Quarter note G Half note E Quarter note (low) D Half note (low) D Quater not (MORE)

What is amazing grace?

The definition of Grace is 'an unmerited gift.' Amazing means so great that it is beyond imagination. Combined, the term amazing grace is referring to salvation and what an incredibly wonderful gift it is because we really do not deserve salvation.

What are the piano notes to 'Amazing Grace'?

This rather depends on the key you prefer, but here it is in C major: GC E C E D C A G G C ECE D G Amazing grace, how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me! E G EDCE D C A G G C EC E D C I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see!

What are the lyrics to the song 'Amazing Grace'?

Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, That saved a wretch like me. I once was lost but now am found, Was blind, but now I see. 'Twas Grace that taught my heart to fear. And Grace, my fears relieved. How precious did that Grace appear The hour I first believed. Through many dangers, t (MORE)

Who is amazing grace about?

Amazing Grace was written by an Englishman named John Newton in the late 1700's. He was captain of several slave ships for over 20 years. He repented his sins became a preacher and chose to live the rest of his life in solitude. During this period he wrote the hymn Amazing Grace about himself, his e (MORE)

How do you translate the lyrics of the song Amazing Grace to french?

Merveilleuse grâce! Combien douce cette mélodie qui sauva un malheureux comme moi! Autrefois j'étais perdu mais maintenant je me suis retrouvé J'étais aveugle et aujourd'hui je vois. C'est grâce qui a enseigné à mon coeur à craindre et grâce qui a soulagé (MORE)

What are the notes on clarinet for Amazing Grace?

I got this off a website in f c f a f a g f d c c f a f a g a c a c a c a g c d ff d c c f a f a g f This will take in throat tones. in c g c e c e dc a g g c e c e d e g e g e g e c g a c c a g g c e c e d c

Is amazing grace based on slaves?

He was a slave himself yes but that is not the true topic of the song. What the song really means is that he was bound in sin but Jesus came to the earth and died on the cross for his sins. All the bad things he had ever done where swept away and the burden was lifted by Jesus' blood that was shed o (MORE)

When was the song your grace still amazes me by eternity focus written?

The song "Your Grace Still Amazes Me" was written by Shawn Craig & Connie Rae Harrington. (Credits listed below). Eternity Focus recorded and released the song on their first album "Eternity Focus" in 2007. Other artist who have recorded this song include Phillips Craig and Dean and Steve Green. Wor (MORE)

How do you play the song 'Amazing Grace' on a harmonica?

If you are on a 10 hole harmonica it goes like this: 6 7 8 7 8 -8 7 -6 6 6 7 8 7 8 -8 9 8 9 8 7 6 -6 7 -6 6 6 7 8 7 8 -8 7 If I were you, I'd play it on the key of G because if it's on the key of C it gets hard to breathe. But you can play it in any key; that's the beauty of it.

Who wrote the music to Amazing Grace?

When it was originally written, it is unknown what music, if any, accompanied the verses written by John Newton. The hymnbooks did not contain music and were simply small books of religious poetry. The first known instance of Newton's lines joined to music was in A Companion to the Countess of Hunt (MORE)

What are the Spanish lyrics to Amazing grace?

Amazing Grace, ¿cómo es dulce el sonido, Que salvó a un miserable como yo. Una vez se perdió, pero ahora se encuentra am, Era ciego, pero ahora veo. T'was gracia que le enseñó a mi corazón para que tema. Y Grace, mis temores alivió. Qué preciosa la gracia parece La hora (MORE)

Does the song Amazing Grace have a plot?

With some exceptions almost all songs have some story line or plot content. The narrator of Amazing Grace cites the various, manifold benefits of Divine Favor, and one of them was cure of his ( possibly temporary) Blindness. ( Twas Blind, but now I See) if you follow the plot line it appears to be a (MORE)

What soundtracks have the song 'Amazing Grace'?

There are many movie and TV soundtracks that contain the hymn. Hereare most of them: . 7th Heaven (TV series); episodes: Rush to Judgment (1998), ThatTouch of Bink (2003) . 17 Kids and Counting (TV series); episode: Duggars Meet Dolly(2009) . 90210 (TV series); episode: Hello, Goodbye, Amen (20 (MORE)

What is Gods amazing grace?

Grace is getting something you do not deserve. Mankind has turnedaway from God and because of this God will judge all of mankind.However God has provided away for man to be saved from God's comingjudgment. This way of salvation is through God's son Jesus Christ -this is God's amazing grace God has g (MORE)