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[Hold Thou my hand, so weak I am and helpless]

[Hold Thou my hand, so weak I am and helpless]

Composer: Hubert P. Main (1880)
Published in 31 hymnals


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

Composer: Hubert P. Main

Born: Au­gust 17, 1839, Ridge­field, Con­nec­ti­cut. Died: Oct­ob­er 7, 1925, New­ark, New Jer­sey. Son of Syl­ves­ter Main, Hu­bert at­tend­ed sing­ing school un­til 1854, when he went to New York Ci­ty and worked as an er­rand boy in a wall­pa­per house. In Ap­ril 1855, he be­came an er­rand boy in the Bris­tow & Morse pi­a­no com­pa­ny. That same year, he helped his fa­ther ed­it the Sun­day School Lute song­book by Isaac Wood­bu­ry. In 1867, Main was called to fill a po­si­tion in Wil­liam Brad­bu­ry’s pub­lish­ing house. Fol­low­ing Brad­bu­ry’s death in 1868, the Big­low & Main pub­lish­ers were formed as its suc­cess­or. In ad­di­tion to pub­lish­ing, Main wrote over 1,000… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Hubert P. Main (1880)
Meter: 11.10.11.10
Incipit: 54565 5U321 1D7U2 D7U12
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #705
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #2506
Text: Hold Thou My Hand
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #705ScoreAudio
Glaubenslieder #365Text
Hinário para o Culto Cristão #377
Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #449
Small Church Music #882Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #2506TextScoreAudio
Include 25 pre-1979 instances
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