PROMISES (Carter)

Composer: Russell Kelso Carter

Russel Kelso Carter was a professor in the Pennsylvania Military College of Chester. While there he was licensed to preach by the Methodist Episcopal Church. He became very active in leading camp meetings and revivals. After failing health forced him to abandon this work, he studied and became a medical doctor as well as a writer. He wrote novels as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: PROMISES (Carter)
Composer: Russell Kelso Carter (1886)
Meter: 11.11.11.9 with refrain
Incipit: 55565 43451 16667
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Piano Solo

  • Keyboard Worship & Praise Volume 12 Number 3 Winter 2019: The Best of Christian Music for Today's Church
    Composer/Editors Larry Shackley; Pamela M. Robertson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2019) pp. 10
  • Prayludes for Summer: Flexible Piano Medleys for Trinity Sunday, National Holidays and General Use
    Composer/Editor Ruth Elaine Schram
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2010) pp. 26
  • Standing on the Promises: Hymns of Faith and Songs of Assurance
    Composer/Editor Marilynn Ham
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2010) pp. 8
  • The Complete Worship Suites: 18 Expressive Suites Arranged for Solo Piano Correlated with Scriptural Themes
    Composer/Editor Bernadine W. Johnson
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2009) pp. 180
  • Gospel Hymns We Love: Your Favorite Composers Share a Few of their Favorites
    Composer/Editors Larry F. Pugh; Mark Hayes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2008) pp. 57
  • Ragtime Gospel Hymns
    Composer/Editor Steven K. Tedesco
    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2008) pp. 20
  • The Word of God
    Composer/Editor Bernadine W. Johnson
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2007) pp. 8
  • Classic Gospel: 10 Master Pieces for Solo Piano - The Artist Series
    Composer/Editor Larry Dalton
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2004) pp. 22
  • Songs of Promise: Gospel Favorites Celebrating God's Faithfulness
    Composer/Editor Cindy Berry
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2001) pp. 6
  • The Story Continues: 34 More All Time Favorite Hymns for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Anthony Burger
    Published By: Anthony Burger Productions (2001) pp. 57
  • Creative Keyboard's Complete Church Pianist: Hymn Arrangements for Every Occasion
    Composer/Editor Gail Smith
    Published By: Creative Keyboard Publications (2000) pp. 22
  • Hallelujah, What a Savior! Volume 2: Extraordinary Settings of Hymns, Spirituals, and Chants
    Composer/Editor Charity Book Putnam
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1998) pp. 8
  • Gospel Time for Piano Volume 2
    Composer/Editor Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1997) pp. 46
  • Majesty: Thirteen Class Songs of the Church: Arranged for Solo Piano by Bruce Greer
    Composer/Editor Bruce Greer
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1997) pp. 35
  • The Church Pianist Volume 11 Number 6 July August 1995: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editor Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1995) pp. 21
  • The Church Pianist Volume 7 Number 3 January February 1991: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Robin McGee
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1991) pp. 22
  • Sanctuary: Hymn Arrangements for Piano
    Composer/Editor Ken Medema
    Published By: Genevox Music Group (1989) pp. 34
  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 145
  • A Salute to Revivaltime: Revival Medleys Arranged for Piano
    Composer/Editor John Arnn
    Published By: Laurel Press (1984) pp. 10
  • Just Hooked by Gospel: Keyboard Folio
    Composer/Editors Don Wyrtzen; Carol McMillen
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 49
  • Mel Bay Presents Piano Praise!: 12 Outstanding Piano Solos on Sacred Favorites
    Composer/Editor Darrell V. Archer
    Published By: Mel Bay Publications, Inc. (1984) pp. 36

Organ Solo

  • PedalPoint Volume 18 Number 3 April May June 1999: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Sandy Wilkinson
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1999) pp. 33
  • Grace Notes VII
    Composer/Editor Timothy Albrecht
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1998) pp. 25
  • Hymn Favorites for Organ Book Three: Arranged for All Organs
    Composer/Editor Ethel Tench Rogers
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1971) pp. 10

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Harmonizations by Hayes: Creative Accompaniments for the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editor Mark Hayes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2008) pp. 45
  • 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. 190
  • 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. 84
  • Organ Hymn Accompaniments Volume 1
    Composer/Editor James Gilbert
    Published By: James Gilbert Music (1999) pp. LL
  • PedalPoint Spring 1999 Volume 18 Number 3: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Sandy Wilkinson
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1999) pp. 33
  • Great Is Thy Faithfulness: Congregational Solos with Piano Accompaniment
    Composer/Editor Mark Edwards
    Published By: Broadman Press (1987) pp. 42

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Hymns: 150 Beloved Hymns Piano / Vocal /Guitar

    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2008) pp. 270
  • Down-Home Glory: 10 Gospel Hymns and Inspirational Favorites
    Composer/Editor Lyndell Leatherman
    Published By: The FJH Music Company, Inc. (2007) pp. 2
  • Hymns We Love: Vocal / Piano
    Composer/Editor J. Sears
    Published By: Robbins Music Corporation (1968) pp. 112

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