[My Father, this I ask of Thee]

[My Father, this I ask of Thee]

Composer: Victor H. Benke
Published in 11 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Victor H. Benke

Victor H. Benke was born on Ju­ly 1872, Ra­ti­bor, Ger­ma­ny (now Ra­ci­bórz, Po­land). He em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca at the of age 21. He served as the re­gu­lar or­gan­ist at the Bowery Mission in New York City for a num­ber of years. He settled in Brook­lyn where he gave pi­a­no and or­gan les­sons and com­posed mu­sic. He worked with Fanny Crosby, who wrote words to a number of his pieces, and Ira Sankey. He also played the organ for Dwight Moody in his evangelistic work. Benke died on July 15, 1904 in New York. [Sources: Crosby, pp. 535, 562] NN, Hymnary. Source: http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/e/n/benke_vh.htm  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [My Father, this I ask of Thee]
Composer: Victor H. Benke
Incipit: 31257 65143 64212
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Piano Solo

  • For Today and Always: 32 Songs of the Faith arranged for Piano
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1994) pp. 32

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3479
Text: Just for Today (Rexford)
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #3479

Include 10 pre-1979 instances
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