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[Rescue the perishing, care for the dying]

[Rescue the perishing, care for the dying]

Composer: W. Howard Doane (1869)
Published in 182 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
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Composer: W. Howard Doane

Doane, W. H. (William Howard), born in Preston, Connecticut, 1831, and educated for the musical profession by eminent American and German masters. He has had for years the superintendence of a large Baptist Sunday School in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he resides. Although not a hymnwriter, the wonderful success which has attended his musical setting of numerous American hymns, and the number of his musical editions of hymnbooks for Sunday Schools and evangelistic purposes, bring him within the sphere of hymnological literature. Amongst his collections we have:— (1) Silver Spray, 1868; (2) Pure Gold, 1877; (3) Royal Diadem, 1873; (4) Welcome Tidings, 1877; (5) Brightest and Best, 1875; (6) Fountain of Song; (7) Songs of Devotion, 1870;… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: W. Howard Doane (1869)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 53455 5U1D7 66556 7U123
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Baptist Hymnal 1991 #559
Text: Rescue the Perishing
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #283
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #5773
Text: Rescue the Perishing
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The United Methodist Hymnal #591
Text: Rescue the Perishing
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)


Instances (1 - 22 of 22)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #559TextAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #357TextFlexscorePage Scan
Blessed Assurance: Hymns of Fanny J. Crosby #20
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #480TextFlexscorePage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #283ScoreAudio
Glaubenslieder #372Text
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #538Text
Hymns of Faith #488TextPage Scan
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #515Page Scan
Rejoice Hymns #343
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #367
Sing Joyfully #504TextFlexscorePage Scan
Small Church Music #159Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #377
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #441TextFlexscorePage Scan
The Cyber Hymnal #5773TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #299TextPage Scan
The New National Baptist Hymnal #142
The United Methodist Hymnal #591TextFlexscoreAudio
The Worshiping Church #736TextPage Scan
Timeless Truths #647TextAudio
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #254
Include 160 pre-1979 instances
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