[More Love to Thee, O Christ] (Doane)

Composer: W. Howard Doane

An industrialist and philanthropist, William H. Doane (b. Preston, CT, 1832; d. South Orange, NJ, 1915), was also a staunch supporter of evangelistic campaigns and a prolific writer of hymn tunes. He was head of a large woodworking machinery plant in Cincinnati and a civic leader in that city. He showed his devotion to the church by supporting the work of the evangelistic team of Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey and by endowing Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and Denison University in Granville, Ohio. An amateur composer, Doane wrote over twenty-two hundred hymn and gospel song tunes, and he edited over forty songbooks. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [More Love to Thee, O Christ] (Doane)
Composer: W. Howard Doane (1868)
Meter: 6.4.6.4.6.6.4
Incipit: 56512 33212 56512
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

More Love to Thee

More love to Thee, O Christ,
More love to Thee!
Hear Thou the prayer I make
On bended knee;
This is my earnest plea:
More love, O Christ, to Thee,
More love to Thee,
More love to Thee!

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Arrangements

Piano Solo

  • The Church Pianist Volume 32 Number 3 January February 2016: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Larry Shackley; Molly Ijames
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2016) pp. 6
  • Meditation Moments: Devotional Hymn Settings for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Allen James
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2015) pp. 30
  • The Church Pianist Volume 27 Number 4 March April 2011: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Larry F. Pugh; Anthony Giamanco
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2011) pp. 13
  • The Church Pianist's Library Volume 2
    Composer/Editor Penny Rodriguez
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2008) pp. 58
  • 33 Contemporary Hymns for Solo Piano Volume 2
    Composer/Editors Carol McMillen Tornquist; Bill Wolaver
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2007) pp. 49
  • The Church Pianist Vol. 23 No. 5 May/June 2007
    Composer/Editor Gregg Sewell
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2007) pp. 58
  • The Church Pianist Volume 23 Number 5 May June 2007: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Gregg Sewell; Penny Rodriguez
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2007) pp. 58
  • Mark Hayes for the Intermediate Pianist: Hymn Settings that Touch the Soul
    Composer/Editor Mark Hayes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2006) pp. 19
  • Two-Minute Offertories: Concise Hymn Settings for Piano
    Composer/Editor Cindy Berry
    Published By: The FJH Music Company, Inc. (2005) pp. 46
  • Hymns with a Velvet Touch: 10 Elegant Settings of Timeless Hymns
    Composer/Editor Tom Fettke
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2004) pp. 26
  • Near to the Heart of God: Introspective Vignettes for Times of Prayer - Settings for Piano
    Composer/Editor Penny Rodriguez
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2003) pp. 8
  • Creative Keyboard's Complete Church Pianist: Hymn Arrangements for Every Occasion
    Composer/Editor Gail Smith
    Published By: Creative Keyboard Publications (2000) pp. 86
  • Sunday Morning Blend: 25 Solo Keyboard Medleys for Contemporary Worship Volume 1: Hymns plus Praise & Worship Songs Includes Chord Symbols
    Composer/Editor Carol McMillen Tornquist
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2000) pp. 26
  • PedalPoint Volume 14 Number 4 July August September 1995: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Tom Stone
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1995) pp. 14
  • The Church Pianist Volume 11 Number 6 July August 1995: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Teresa Patterson Wilhelmi
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1995) pp. 10
  • Sonatas of Praise: Piano Arrangements and Devotional Reflections
    Composer/Editor Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Genevox Music Group (1994) pp. 34
  • The Church Pianist Volume 11 Number 2 November December 1994: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Robert W. Thygerson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1994) pp. 28
  • Quiet Time Piano Volume Three Golden Memories: Simply Beautiful Arrangements for Private Moments of Inspiration & Relaxation
    Composer/Editor Dick Bolks
    Published By: Jolica Music (1990) pp. 56
  • Sacred Piano Transcriptions Volume 8
    Composer/Editor Lenny Seidel
    Published By: Grace Unlimited Ministries (Springfield, VA) (1990) pp. 13
  • Images of Praise: Hymn Arrangements for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Don Phillips
    Published By: Genevox Music Group (1987) pp. 10
  • The Church Pianist Volume 2 Number 5 May 1986: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; David H. Hegarty
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1986) pp. 3
  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 58
  • Savior, Like A Shepherd Lead us: Piano Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Albin C. Whitworth
    Published By: Broadman Press (1981) pp. 28
  • Hymns of Faith: The Piano Stylings of John Innes
    Composer/Editor John Innes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1980) pp. 18
  • All-Time Gospel Favorites for Piano
    Composer/Editor Geoffrey R. Lorenz
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1972) pp. 24
  • The Crusade Pianist Book 1: Arrangements of Famous Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Tedd Smith
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1960) pp. 22
  • Classic Piano Hymn-Tune Transcriptions: For Radio and TV Programs and Piano Teaching Material
    Composer/Editor George S. Schuler
    Published By: The Moody Press (1959) pp. 7
  • Concert Transcriptions of Favorite Hymns: For Piano
    Composer/Editor Clarence Kohlmann
    Published By: Theodore Presser Company (1942) pp. 20

Organ Solo

  • Easy Organ Library Volume 57
    Composer/Editors Mark Hayes; Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2015) pp. 33
  • The Organist Volume 118 Number 1 March April 2014: The Service Music Companion for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editor Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 33
  • Hymns for Organ Volume 2: Artistic Expressions of Faith and Joy
    Composer/Editors Mark Hayes; Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 30
  • Prayerful Preludes Set 1: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Powell
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2013) pp. 6
  • The Organist's Library Volume 51

    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 16
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 74 Number 6 July August 2011: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; David Paxton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2011) pp. 16
  • Worship Hymns for Organ: The Golden Jubilee Collection
    Composer/Editors Rick Baumgarner; Carolyn Hamlin
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (2010) pp. 4
  • Abide With Us: Artistic Lenten Hymn Settings for Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert Hebble
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (2008) pp. 15
  • Four Hymn Improvisations for Organ Volume II
    Composer/Editor Frederick Swann
    Published By: H. T. FitzSimons Company (2008) pp. 9
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 70 Number 3 January February 2007: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Van Denman Thompson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2007) pp. 18
  • The Organist's Library Volume 42
    Composer/Editor Van Denman Thompson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2007) pp. 18
  • Praise Organist Volume 2: Organ Medleys for Contemporary Worship
    Composer/Editor Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2005) pp. 12
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 39 Number 4 March April 2005: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; James Southbridge
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2005) pp. 24
  • Grace Notes XI
    Composer/Editor Timothy Albrecht
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2004) pp. 32
  • Nine Hymns for the Church Year: Arranged for Organ
    Composer/Editor James Pethel
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (2003) pp. 22
  • Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2002) pp. 3
  • To Walk with Christ: Eight Hymn Medleys Celebrating the Christian Life
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2002) pp. 30
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 63 Number 5 May June 2000: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Dennis Eliot
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2000) pp. 89
  • 9 New Sounds for Old Favorites: Preludes
    Composer/Editor Beverly E. Blessing
    Published By: Deerfield Publishing (1997) pp. 15
  • Just As I Am and Other Lenten Hymns for Organ
    Composer/Editors Eugene McCluskey; Donald Lee Moore
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1996) pp. 9
  • Pipes and Praise: Familiar Hymns Arranged for Organ
    Composer/Editor Rick Parks
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1996) pp. 32
  • Unending Hymns: A Fabric of Traditional Favorites Arranged for Organ
    Composer/Editor Tim Doran
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1993) pp. 13
  • Let Us Break Bread Together: Organ Arrangements for Communion Service
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Benson Music Group, Inc. (1992) pp. 26
  • Quiet Time Organ 1
    Composer/Editor Dick Bolks
    Published By: Ron Harris Music (1992) pp. 46
  • Songs of Assurance: Hymn Medleys for Organ
    Composer/Editor Albin C. Whitworth
    Published By: Genevox Music Group (1991) pp. 1
  • Chimings for Church Organ
    Composer/Editor Dorothy Wells
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1990) pp. 19
  • PedalPoint Volume 7 Number 4 July August September 1988: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Dennis R. Johnson
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1988) pp. 18
  • Preludes for Organ: Hymn Arrangements for Seasonal and General Use
    Composer/Editor Ethel Tench Rogers
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1988) pp. 12
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 50 Number 6 August 1987: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editor Dorothy Wells
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1987) pp. 26
  • The Organist Volume 91 Number 1 March 1987: A Bi-monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; Donald Lee Moore
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1987) pp. 15
  • 3 Hymn Improvisations for Organ
    Composer/Editor Albert L. Travis
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1986) pp. 6
  • Be Thou My Vision: Seven Organ Improvisations
    Composer/Editor Albert L. Travis
    Published By: Broadman Press (1986) pp. 14
  • Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Jean E. Middleswarth
    Published By: Broadman Press (1983) pp. 2
  • Be Thou My Vision: Ten Hymn Meditations for Organ
    Composer/Editor Albin C. Whitworth
    Published By: Beckenhorst Press, Inc. (1982) pp. 17
  • PedalPoint Volume 1 Number 1 October November December 1981: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Larry Wolz
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1981) pp. 22
  • Emergency Organ Book for All Occasions: Christmas Palm Sunday
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; David H. Hegarty
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1979) pp. 80
  • Emergency Organ Book: For All Occasions
    Composer/Editor Dorothy Wells
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1976) pp. 80
  • The Organist Volume 80 Number 3 July 1976: A Bi-monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Roger C. Wilson; David H. Hegarty
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1976) pp. 40
  • A Treasury of Gospel Favorites for Organ
    Composer/Editor Eugene McCluskey
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1975) pp. 78
  • Wonder, Love, & Praise: 16 Hymn Preludes for the Organ
    Composer/Editor Paul E. Karvonen
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1973) pp. 7
  • Hymn Favorites for Organ Book Five
    Composer/Editor Ethel Tench Rogers
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1971) pp. 18
  • Gospel Hymn Voluntaries Number One: For the Organ Based on Familiar Gospel Hymns

    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1964) pp. 36
  • Sunday Morning Organist Volume Two
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1964) pp. 27
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 27 Number 6 August 1964: A Bi-Monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Ellen Jane Lorenz; Van Denman Thompson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1964) pp. 80
  • The Sunday Morning Organist Volume Two: Thirty-five preludes, offertories, postludes based on Familiar Hymn Tunes for the Morning Worship Service
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1964) pp. 27
  • Communion Hymn Sequence: With Choir ad lib.
    Composer/Editor Allen James
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1961) pp. 4
  • Album of Familiar Hymns Book 2
    Composer/Editor Earl Roland Larson
    Published By: Belwin Mills Publishing Corporation (1956) pp. 26
  • Gospel Hymn Voluntaries for Organ: Based on Familiar Gospel Hymns

    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1956) pp. 36
  • 42 Chime Solos and Responses from Classical Themes and Favorite Hymns: For Use with Electronic and Pipe Organs
    Composer/Editors Arthur Wildman; William H. Doane
    Published By: Belwin Mills Publishing Corporation (1955) pp. 22
  • Changes on Three Hymn Tunes: An Organ Suite
    Composer/Editor Bennett Andrews
    Published By: J. Fischer & Brothers (1953) pp. 6
  • The Amateur Organist No. 5: a Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1947) pp. 31
  • Organ Transcriptions of Favorite Hymns: With Hammond Organ Registration
    Composer/Editor Clarence Kohlmann
    Published By: Theodore Presser Company (1946) pp. 36
  • Van Denman Thompson's Hymn Meditations for Organ
    Composer/Editor Van Denman Thompson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1940) pp. 24

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Amazing Grace: Thirty-Six Beloved Hymns Arranged in Twelve Medleys
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: Benson Music Group, Inc. (1992) pp. 43
  • Victory in Jesus: Organ - Piano Duets
    Composer/Editor Gayden C. Sikes
    Published By: Genevox Music Group (1988) pp. 14
  • At the Cross: Organ - Piano Duets
    Composer/Editor Edward L. Good
    Published By: Broadman Press (1987) pp. 32
  • Composer/Editor Mary Hall
    Published By: Broadman Press (1987) pp. 1
  • Best Loved Hymns: Duets for Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert Graham
    Published By: Belwin Mills Publishing Corporation (1982) pp. 22
  • The Lord Is my Light: Organ-Piano Duets
    Composer/Editor Betty Jean Chatham
    Published By: Broadman Press (1982) pp. 31
  • The Organ-Piano Hymnal
    Composer/Editor Ellen Jane Lorenz
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1961) pp. 44

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • The Art of Hymn Playing Volume 2: 250 Preludes Introductions Free Accompaniments & Alternate Harmonizations
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2009) pp. 108
  • Hymn Harmonizations Set 5
    Composer/Editor Edmund Shay
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2007) pp. LL
  • Hymns Re-Harmonized Piano Solo Keepsake Edition: Creative Chords for the Church Accompanist - 110 Favorites with Chord Symbols and Modulation Charts!
    Composer/Editor Carol McMillen Tornquist
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2006) pp. 138
  • Two Hundred One Hymn Tune Prelude Miniatures
    Composer/Editor Mark Winchester
    Published By: Frog Music (2005) pp. 106
  • More Hymns Re-Harmonized 50 Favorites: Creative Chords for the Church Accompanist
    Composer/Editor Carol McMillen Tornquist
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2001) pp. 66
  • PedalPoint Spring 2000 Volume 19 Number 3: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Anne A. Davis
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1991) pp. 33
  • Hymn Accompaniments for Piano
    Composer/Editor John Innes
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1987) pp. 4
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: Volume II
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1986) pp. 140
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: By Fifty American Composers
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 32
  • Favorite Hymn Tunes in Dual Settings Book 2: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Arthur E. Bergman
    Published By: King Music Publishing Co. (1964) pp. 37
  • The Organ-Piano Duet Hymnal
    Composer/Editor Ellen Jane Lorenz
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1961) pp. 45

Piano Duet+: Piano Duet Two Pianos

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Hymns: 150 Beloved Hymns Piano / Vocal /Guitar

    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2008) pp. 188

Instruments: Piano Descant

  • PedalPoint Volume 19 Number 3 April May June 2000: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Lauren Gadd
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (2000) pp. 33

Voices: Vocal Duet

  • The Classic Collection: Twenty-Five Great Sacred Duets
    Composer/Editor Ovid Young
    Published By: Paragon Music Corp. (1974) pp. 61

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. 6

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