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Arranger: R. E. Hudson (1887)
Published in 97 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Arranger: R. E. Hudson

Ralph Hudson (1843-1901) was born in Napoleon, OH. He served in the Union Army in the Civil War. After teaching for five years at Mt. Vernon College in Alliance he established his own publishing company in that city. He was a strong prohibitionist and published The Temperance Songster in 1886. He compiled several other collections and supplied tunes for gospel songs, among them Clara Tear Williams' "All my life long I had panted" (Satisfied). See 101 More Hymn Stories, K. Osbeck, Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1985). Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Tune Information

Arranger: R. E. Hudson (1887)
Incipit: 55131 16555 13123
Key: A♭ Major/A Major
Copyright: Public Domain


All Praise to Him Who Reigns Above

O for a Thousand Tongues

O for a thousand tongues to sing
my great Redeemer's praise,
the glories of my God and King,
the triumphs of his grace!

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How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds

How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
in a believer's ear!
It soothes our sorrows, heals our wounds,
and drives away our fear.

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #206
Text: Blessed Be the Name
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #50
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #550
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #556
Text: Blessèd Be the Name (Clark)
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The United Methodist Hymnal #63
Text: Blessed Be the Name
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)


Instances (1 - 26 of 26)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
African American Heritage Hymnal #299TextPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #206TextFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #310TextPage Scan
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #350TextPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #50ScoreAudio
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #550ScoreAudio
Hymns of Faith #22TextPage Scan
Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #78TextPage Scan
Nyimbo za Imani Yetu #31
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #82Page Scan
Rejoice Hymns #38
Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #107TextPage Scan
Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #164Text
Sing Joyfully #59TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #597Audio
Small Church Music #1610Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #159
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #52TextPage Scan
The Christian Life Hymnal #37
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #296
The Cyber Hymnal #556TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #103Text
The New National Baptist Hymnal #13
The United Methodist Hymnal #63TextFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Timeless Truths #1074Text
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #63
Include 71 pre-1979 instances