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Composer: Clara H. Scott

Clara H. Fiske Scott, 1841-1897 Born: De­cem­ber 3, 1841, Elk Grove, Il­li­nois. Died: June 21, 1897, Du­buque, Io­wa Her works: The Roy­al An­them Book, 1882, the first an­them col­lect­ion by a wo­man Happy Songs, Truth in Song for Lov­ers of Truth Ev­er­y­where (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: Stock­ham Pub­lish­ing Com­pa­ny, 1896) Short An­thems, 1897  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Clara H. Scott (1895)
Incipit: 17656 65527 65765
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list above. The hymn first appeared in Best Hymns No. 2, by Elisha A. Hoffman & Harold F. Sayles (Chicago, Illinois: Evangelical Publishing Company, 1895) (MIDI, score). Some hymnals show the author (incorrectly) as "Charles" Scott.


Baptist Hymnal 1991 #502
Text: Open My Eyes, That I May See
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #358
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #542
Text: Blest Is the Man
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5268
Text: Open My Eyes, That I May See
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The United Methodist Hymnal #454
Text: Open My Eyes, That I May See
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
Worship and Rejoice #480
Text: Open My Eyes, That I May See


Instances (1 - 34 of 34)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #124
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #502TextAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #443TextFlexscorePage Scan
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #395TextPage Scan
Chalice Hymnal #586TextPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #358Tune InfoScoreAudio
Discipleship Ministries Collection #85
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #451Text InfoTextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal: A Worship Book #517
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #354Text
Hymns of Faith #448Text
Hymns of Promise: a large print songbook #112TextPage Scan
Mil Voces para Celebrar: Himnario Metodista #184
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #119Page Scan
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #324Page Scan
Rejoice Hymns #515
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #326
Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #280
Sing Joyfully #174TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #107Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #312
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #563TextPage Scan
The Christian Life Hymnal #229
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #368
The Cyber Hymnal #542TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #5268TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #381TextPage Scan
The New National Baptist Hymnal #129
The United Methodist Hymnal #454TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
The Worshiping Church #557TextFlexscorePage Scan
Timeless Truths #468TextAudio
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #371TextPage Scan
Worship and Rejoice #480TextScoreAudioPage Scan
Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #166
Include 62 pre-1979 instances
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