[Rescue the perishing, care for the dying]

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: [Rescue the perishing, care for the dying]
Composer: W. Howard Doane (1869)
Meter: 11.10.11.10 with refrain
Incipit: 53455 51766 55671
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • The Complete Organist Volume 2: Accessible Service Music for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Carson P. Cooman; Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2017) pp. 142
  • Easy Organ Library Volume 47
    Composer/Editor Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2010) pp. 49
  • Organ Preludes on Favorite Hymns
    Composer/Editor Joyce Jones
    Published By: Warner Brothers Publications, Inc. (1996) pp. 44
  • PedalPoint Volume 12 Number 4 July August September 1993: 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 (1993) pp. 28
  • Preludes to the Past Volume 2: Organ Settings of Enduring 19th Century Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Emma Lou Diemer
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1991) pp. 11
  • Come, All Christians, Be Committed: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Sharron Lyon
    Published By: Broadman Press (1989) pp. 21
  • PedalPoint Volume 6 Number 4 July August September 1987: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Nancy Allen
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1987) pp. 17
  • It Is Well With My Soul: Easy Arrangements for Spinet, Electronic, and Pipe Organ
    Composer/Editor Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Broadman Press (1983) pp. 32
  • Favorite Hymn-Tune Voluntaries For Organ
    Composer/Editor Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1982) pp. 21
  • The Organist Volume 85 Number 3 July 1981: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Edward Broughton; Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1981) pp. 39
  • A Treasury of Gospel Favorites for Organ No. 2
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1978) pp. 13
  • Hymns in Classic Style
    Composer/Editor Donald P. Hustad
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1978) pp. 24
  • The Joyce Jones Collection: Hymns & Preludes
    Composer/Editor Joyce Jones
    Published By: Bradley Publications (1978) pp. 7
  • The Organist Volume 82 Number 3 July 1978: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Edward Broughton; John M. Rasley
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1978) pp. 31
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 38 Number 2 December 1974: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Lani Smith; Carl Simone
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1974) pp. 64
  • Herman Voss Presents Organ Favorites Volume Two
    Composer/Editor Hermann Voss
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1970) pp. 20
  • Hymns Arranged for Organ
    Composer/Editor Marvin Harlos
    Published By: Carl Fischer, Inc. (1970) pp. 1

Piano Solo

  • All Strength & Wisdom Book II: Advanced Hymn Arrangements for the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editor Olivia Vaal Cresswell
    Published By: Secret Place Music (2011) pp. 12
  • The Complete Worship Suites: 18 Expressive Suites Arranged for Solo Piano Correlated with Scriptural Themes
    Composer/Editor Matt Hyzer
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2009) pp. 133
  • Give Him the Glory: Advanced Piano Solos
    Composer/Editor Rebecca Bonam
    Published By: SoundForth (2007) pp. 21
  • Sharing the Good News: Worship Suite for Advanced Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Matt Hyzer
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2007) pp. 5
  • HymnNotes Volume 3 Intermediate Level: HN203
    Composer/Editors David G. Parker; Gina Y. Sprunger
    Published By: C & L Enterprises, Inc. (1995) pp. 36
  • Songs of Assurance: Arrangements for the Advanced Pianist
    Composer/Editor Chuck Sinclair
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1995) pp. 24
  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 159

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Organ Hymn Accompaniments Volume 2
    Composer/Editor James Gilbert
    Published By: James Gilbert Music (1999) pp. LL

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Down-Home Glory: 10 Gospel Hymns and Inspirational Favorites
    Composer/Editor Lyndell Leatherman
    Published By: The FJH Music Company, Inc. (2007) pp. 24

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