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[Almost persuaded now to believe] (Bliss)

[Almost persuaded now to believe] (Bliss)

Composer: P. P. Bliss (1871)
Published in 288 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
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Composer: P. P. Bliss

Philip P. Bliss (b. Clearfield County, PA, 1838; d. Ashtabula, OH, 1876) left home as a young boy to make a living by working on farms and in lumber camps, all while trying to continue his schooling. He was converted at a revival meeting at age twelve. Bliss became an itinerant music teacher, making house calls on horseback during the winter, and during the summer attending the Normal Academy of Music in Genesco, New York. His first song was published in 1864, and in 1868 Dwight L. Moody advised him to become a singing evangelist. For the last two years of his life Bliss traveled with Major D. W. Whittle and led the music at revival meetings in the Midwest and Southern United States. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey published a popular series of hym… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Almost persuaded now to believe] (Bliss)
Composer: P. P. Bliss (1871)
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 34431 12233 44312
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 184

Organ Solo

  • Preludes for Organ: Hymn Arrangements for Seasonal and General Use
    Composer/Editor Ethel Tench Rogers
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1988) pp. 16
  • Easy Gospel Favorites for the Organ
    Composer/Editor Eugene McCluskey
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1986) pp. 36
  • The Organist Volume 89 Number 4 September 1985: A Bi-monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; Edward Broughton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1985) pp. 26
  • Beautiful Songs of Faith
    Composer/Editors Philip Paul Bliss; Sy Miller; Jill Jackson
    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1971) pp. 63
  • Gospel Hymns for Organ: Registered for All Organs
    Composer/Editor Ralph Sunden
    Published By: Pointer System, Inc. (1968) pp. 14
  • 19 Organ Hymn-Tune Transcriptions: Registrations for Both Pipe and Electric Organs
    Composer/Editor George S. Schuler
    Published By: Zondervan Publishing House (1948) pp. 19

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Ethel Smith's Fifth Piano and Organ Duet Album: Songs of Faith
    Composer/Editor Ethel Smith
    Published By: Ethel Smith Music Corporation (1954) pp. 29

Piano Solo

  • Light of the World Hymn Heritage Series: The Timeless Gospel Songs of Philip P. Bliss for Piano Solo
    Composer/Editor Mark Hayes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2016) pp. 36
  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 184
  • Sacred Piano Transcriptions
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Shattinger International Publications (1967) pp. 7
  • Sacred Hymn Solos for Piano
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Shattinger Publications, Inc. (1961) pp. 32

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #545
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #129
Text: Almost Persuaded
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7461
Text: Why Unbelieving?
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #13860
Text: ¿Te Sientes Casi Resuelto Ya?
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 21 of 21)
TextPage Scan

African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #275

Ambassador Hymnal #426

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #545

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #558

TextPage Scan

Hymns of Faith #327

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #305

Rejoice Hymns #493

Sacred Selections for the Church #647

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #622

TextPage Scan

Sing Joyfully #385

Audio

Small Church Music #464

Text

Songs of Zion #22

Page Scan

Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #275

Spiritual Life Songs #112

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #129

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7461

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #13860

TextPage Scan

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #185

TextAudio

Timeless Truths #489

TextPage Scan

Worship and Service Hymnal #208

TextPage Scan

Yes, Lord! #299

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