[Brightly beams our fathers mercy] (Bliss)

[Brightly beams our fathers mercy] (Bliss)

Composer: P. P. Bliss (1871)
Published in 198 hymnals


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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: [Brightly beams our fathers mercy] (Bliss)
Composer: P. P. Bliss (1871)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 with refrain
Incipit: 56532 17666 21712
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Easy Organ Library Volume 47
    Composer/Editor Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2010) pp. 91
  • The Organist Volume 113 Number 3 July August 2009: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2009) pp. 91
  • The Organist's Library Volume 44
    Composer/Editor Van Denman Thompson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2008) pp. 6
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 67 Number 3 January February 2004: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Robert W. Thygerson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2004) pp. 32
  • The Organist's Library Volume 36

    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2004) pp. 32
  • The Organist's Library Volume 36
    Composer/Editor Robert W. Thygerson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2004) pp. 32
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 54 Number 6 August 1991: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1991) pp. 29
  • A Treasury of Gospel Favorites for Organ No. 3
    Composer/Editors Eugene McCluskey; Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1985) pp. 53
  • Favorite Hymn-Tune Voluntaries For Organ
    Composer/Editor Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1982) pp. 15
  • The Amateur Organist Number 86: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1981) pp. 19
  • The Organist Volume 84 Number 6 January 1981: A Bi-monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Edward Broughton; Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1981) pp. 19
  • Gospel Hymn Voluntaries Number One: For the Organ Based on Familiar Gospel Hymns

    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1964) pp. 8
  • Van Denman Thompson's Hymn Meditations for Pipe Organ Volume Two

    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1946) pp. 4
  • Van Denman Thompson's Hymn Meditations Volume Two
    Composer/Editor Van Denman Thompson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1942) pp. 4

Piano Solo

  • Traditional Hymns Level 5: Hal Leonard Student Piano Library
    Composer/Editor Fred Kern
    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2002) pp. 37
  • Let the Lower Lights Be Burning: Piano Solos for Intermediate Level Pianists
    Composer/Editor Rebecca Bonam
    Published By: SoundForth (2000) pp. 1
  • The Church Pianist Volume 11 Number 5 May June 1995: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Thomas R. Berdos
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1995) pp. 10
  • The Church Pianist Volume 12 Number 1 September October 1995: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Robert W. Thygerson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1995) pp. 31
  • Favorite Hymn Arrangements for Piano
    Composer/Editor Robert W. Thygerson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1994) pp. 42
  • The Church Pianist Volume 7 Number 1 September October 1990: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Robert W. Thygerson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1990) pp. 8
  • Down Home with Paul Mickelson: 20 Gospel Piano Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Paul Mickelson
    Published By: John W. Peterson Music Company (1987) pp. 38
  • Gospel Cameos: A Set of Distinctive Piano Transcriptions
    Composer/Editor John W. Schaum
    Published By: Schaum Publications, Inc. (1968) pp. 10
  • Rudy Atwood Piano Arrangements Vol. 4
    Composer/Editor Rudy Atwood
    Published By: Alma Records, Inc. (1965) pp. 12
  • Rob Roy Perry's Gospel Hymn Pianist
    Composer/Editors Rob Roy Peery; Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1956) pp. 42
  • Sacred Classics Book Two: In Hymn Interpretations for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Henrietta Eleanor Fruen
    Published By: Biola Book Room (1941) pp. 8
  • World's Greatest Collection of Sacred Songs: 37 Big Hits
    Composer/Editor Homer Rodeheaver
    Published By: M. M. Cole Publishing Co. (1933) pp. 36

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Hymns We Love: Vocal / Piano
    Composer/Editor J. Sears
    Published By: Robbins Music Corporation (1968) pp. 70

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #904
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #3661
Text: Let the Lower Lights Be Burning
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #8442
Text: Often When We Sit And Ponder
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 16 of 16)
Page Scan

African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #267

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #904

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #515

Glaubenslieder #208

TextPage Scan

Hymns of Faith #452

Rejoice Hymns #646

Audio

Small Church Music #1624

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #372

Spiritual Life Songs #63

The Christian Life Hymnal #357

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3661

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #8442

TextPage Scan

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #419

Text

Timeless Truths #59

TextPage Scan

ترانيم الإيمان #351

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #418

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