ACKLEY

Composer: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ACKLEY
Composer: A. H. Ackley (1933)
Meter: 7.6.7.6.7.6.7.4 with refrain
Incipit: 55661 16355 66351
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: © Copyright 1933. Renewed 1961 Word Music, LLC.

Notes

Composed in gospel-song style, ACKLEY is supported by a simple harmonization intended for part singing. Some rubato may be observed in the refrain's final line. Observe two pulses per bar.

--Psalter Hymnal Handbook, 1987

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Yesterday, Today and Forever
    Composer/Editor Larry Mayfield
    Published By: Benson Music Group, Inc. (1995) pp. 13
  • Organ Music for Lent to Easter
    Composer/Editor Dorothy Wells
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1989) pp. 40
  • He Lives!: Easy Organ Music for the Easter Season
    Composer/Editor Dorothy Wells
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1983) pp. 3
  • Revival! Easy Organ Music for Evangelistic Services
    Composer/Editor Gregg Swell
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1980) pp. 2
  • A Treasury of Gospel Favorites for Organ No. 2
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1978) pp. 24
  • The Organist Volume 81 Number 1 March 1977 Lenten and Easter Issue: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Roger C. Wilson; Alfred H. Ackley
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1977) pp. 40
  • Organ Hymn Tunes No. 1: Preludes, Interludes, Voluntaries
    Composer/Editor George S. Schuler
    Published By: The Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company (1960) pp. 8
  • Gospel Hymn Voluntaries Number Two: For the Organ Based on Familiar Gospel Hymns
    Composer/Editors Roger C. Wilson; Ellen Jane Lorenz
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1959) pp. 58
  • The Amateur Organist Number 27: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Ellen Jane Lorenz
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1958) pp. 3
  • The Organist Volume 62 Number 1 March 1958: A Bi-Monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Rob Roy Peery; Ellen Jane Lorenz
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1958) pp. 3

Piano Solo

  • Sacred Classical Masterpieces: For Piano
    Composer/Editor Walter Knapp
    Published By: Carl Fischer, Inc. (2005) pp. 21
  • Big Blue Book of Intermediate Piano Solos
    Composer/Editor Carol McMillen Tornquist
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1999) pp. 20
  • The Master's Touch: A Treasury for the Advanced Pianist
    Composer/Editor Ken Farrell
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1996) pp. 86
  • Hymns Sunny-Side Up: Energetic Hymn Arrangements for The Sunday Morning Pianist
    Composer/Editor Dick Torrans
    Published By: Benson Music Group, Inc. (1994) pp. 12
  • Timeless: Hymn Classics for Solo Piano Volume Two
    Composer/Editor Carol McMillen Tornquist
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1986) pp. 46
  • Traditional Gospel 2nd Edition
    Composer/Editor Alfred H. Ackley
    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (1986) pp. 8
  • Hands of Time: Hymns for Piano
    Composer/Editor Anthony Burger
    Published By: Marantha Music Inc. (1984) pp. 41
  • Just Hooked by Gospel: Keyboard Folio
    Composer/Editors Don Wyrtzen; Carol McMillen
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 46
  • Keyboard Favorites Volume Three
    Composer/Editor Gloria Roe
    Published By: The Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company (1963) pp. 8
  • Piano Pieces for Special Seasons - An Album of Sacred Compositions for the Piano: Lent Palm Sunday Good Friday Communion Easter Mother's Day Thanksgiving Christmas
    Composer/Editor Rob Roy Peery
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1963) pp. 11
  • Sacred Piano Transcriptions
    Composer/Editor Rob Roy Peery
    Published By: The Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company (1950) pp. 8
  • Instrumental Church Service Selections No. 2: For Organ or Piano
    Composer/Editors Clarence Kohlmann; Alfred H. Ackley
    Published By: The Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company (1948) pp. 20

Piano Duet+: Piano Duet One Piano

  • Partners in Praise: Hymns, Gospel Songs, and Seasonal Selections Arranged for One Piano, Four Hands
    Composer/Editor Marilynn Ham
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1998) pp. 54

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • From the Serene to the Whimsical: Hymn Introductions for Organ
    Composer/Editor B. Wayne Bisbee
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1994) pp. 4

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Everlasting Praise - Solo / Accompaniment Edition: Gospel - Hymns - Classic Praise: A Timeless Resource for Medium Voice and Piano
    Composer/Editors Mike Speck; Russell Mauldin
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2004) pp. 11

Instruments: Piano and Keyboard Duets

  • My Great Redeemer's Praise: Duets for Piano and Synthesizer
    Composer/Editor Teresa Patterson Wilhelmi
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1994) pp. 15

Instances

Instances (1 - 39 of 39)

African American Heritage Hymnal #275

Ambassador Hymnal #527

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #533

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #269

Cáliz de Bendiciones #149

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #622

Celebremos Su Gloria #224

Chalice Hymnal #226

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #438

Complete Mission Praise #295

El Himnario #152

Himnos de la Iglesia #139

Hinário para o Culto Cristão #136

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #206

Hymns of Faith #167

Lift Every Voice and Sing II #42

Audio

Lift Up Your Hearts #365

Mil Voces para Celebrar #149

Moravian Book of Worship #792

One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #337

Audio

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #550

Text InfoTune InfoAudio

Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #405

Rejoice Hymns #327

Santo, Santo, Santo #198

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #251

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #115

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #345

Sing Joyfully #285

Songs of Zion #30

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #31

The Celebration Hymnal #368

The Christian Life Hymnal #526

The Covenant Hymnal #253

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #220

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #119

Audio

The United Methodist Hymnal #310

The Worshiping Church #248

Total Praise #269

Worship and Rejoice #302

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