[Soft as the voice of an angel]

[Soft as the voice of an angel]

Composer: Septimus Winner (1868)
Published in 26 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
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Composer: Septimus Winner

Born: May 11, 1827, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Died: November 22, 1902, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Buried: Philadelphia. Pennsylvania. Pseudonyms-- Alice Hawthorne (an arrangement of his mother’s maiden name) Percy Guyer Mark Mason Paul Stenton Winner was a well known poet, composer and violinist. A self taught musician, he also ran a music store, gave lessons on various instruments, and played in the Philadelphia Brass Band and Cecilian Musical Society. He wrote or edited over 200 volumes of music, for more than 20 instruments, and produced 2,000 arrangements for violin and piano. He wrote the song "Listen to the Mocking Bird," but sold the rights to it for the grand sum of five dollars; in the next few year… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Soft as the voice of an angel]
Composer: Septimus Winner (1868)
Meter: D with refrain
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Organ Solo

  • Gospel Prelude Collection
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2011) pp. 40
  • Blessed Assurance: And Other Songs of Assurance and Trust
    Composer/Editor Eugene McCluskey
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1997) pp. 29
  • The Organist Volume 96 Number 4 September 1992: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; Alice Hawthorne
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1996) pp. 31
  • Blessed Be the Name and Other Favorites for Organ
    Composer/Editors Eugene McCluskey; Alice Hawthorne
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1993) pp. 29
  • Organ Arrangements for Funerals: Includes Optional Interludes
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1991) pp. 2
  • A Treasury of Gospel Favorites for Organ No. 3
    Composer/Editors Eugene McCluskey; Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1985) pp. 11
  • In Quiet Remembrance: Organ Music for Funerals
    Composer/Editors Geoffrey R. Lorenz; Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1979) pp. 14
  • The Organist Volume 81 Number 4 September 1977: A Bi-monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Roger C. Wilson; Alice Hawthorne
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1977) pp. 9
  • All Gospel All Organ: Words Chords Music
    Composer/Editor Joe Morgan
    Published By: Peaceful Valley Music (1976) pp. 34
  • Gospel Hymn Devotions - Number Two: Fourteen Transcriptions for Organ - Standard or Spinet Keyboards
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1971) pp. 9
  • Songs of Faith: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Mark Laub
    Published By: MCA Music (1971) pp. 20
  • World's Favorite Sacred Music for All Organs
    Composer/Editors Lawrence Grant; Alice Hawthorne
    Published By: Ashley Publications, Inc. (1970) pp. 122
  • One Hundred and One Hymns for Every Day: Hymns You'll Love to Sing and Play
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Hansen Publications, Inc. (1962) pp. 4
  • 46 Sacred Songs For All Year: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Anonymous
    Published By: Hansen Publications, Inc. (1961) pp. 90

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Duets for Organ and Piano: Hymns and Sacred Songs Registrated for Pipe Organ and Hammond
    Composer/Editor Hermann Voss
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1962) pp. 5

Piano Solo

  • Faith, Hope, and Love: Creative Hymn Expressions for Piano
    Composer/Editor Patti Drennan
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 20
  • The Church Pianist Volume 9 Number 4 March April 1993: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Bonnie Barrett
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1993) pp. 24
  • World's Favorite Hymns, Spirituals & Sacred Songs
    Composer/Editor Whispering Hope
    Published By: Pearl Music (1993) pp. 126
  • Roger Williams: Piano Solos Volume 1
    Composer/Editor Roger Williams
    Published By: Lexicon Music Company (1969) pp. 2
  • Keyboard Favorites (Volume One)
    Composer/Editor Gloria Roe
    Published By: The Rodeheaver, Hall-Mack Company (1959) pp. 18
  • Sacred Melodies with Variations: Transcribed for the Piano
    Composer/Editor William Stickles
    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1951) pp. 10
  • More Concert Transcriptions of Favorite Hymns: For Piano
    Composer/Editor Clarence Kohlmann
    Published By: Theodore Presser Company (1944) pp. 4
  • World's Greatest Collection of Sacred Songs: 37 Big Hits
    Composer/Editor Homer Rodeheaver
    Published By: M. M. Cole Publishing Co. (1933) pp. 20

Voices: Organ and Voice

  • Cavalcade of Hymns and Sacred Songs: All Organ Deluxe Album Over 100 Selected Titles
    Composer/Editor Anonymous
    Published By: California Music Press (1963) pp. 4

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Hymns: 150 Beloved Hymns Piano / Vocal /Guitar
    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2008) pp. 306
  • Down-Home Worship: 10 Gospel Hymns and Inspirational Favorites
    Composer/Editor Lyndell Leatherman
    Published By: The FJH Music Company, Inc. (2006) pp. 16
  • Hymns We Love: Vocal / Piano
    Composer/Editor J. Sears
    Published By: Robbins Music Corporation (1968) pp. 122
  • Tennessee Ernie Ford's Book of Favorite Hymns
    Composer/Editor Ernest J. Ford
    Published By: Bramhall House (1962) pp. 32
  • Hymns and Sacred Songs for All Organs: Hansen's All Organ Series No. 4
    Published By: Hansen Publications, Inc. (1961) pp. 40
  • Whispering Hope: for Voice and Piano
    Composer/Editor Alice Hawthorne
    Published By: Edward B. Marks Music Company (1942) pp. 2

Instruments: Instrumental Solo

  • Sacred Music 26 Hymns and Gospel Songs: With Instrumental Solo and Duet Parts
    Composer/Editor Merle J. Isaac
    Published By: Carl Fischer, Inc. (1956) pp. 53


The Cyber Hymnal #7402
Text: Whispering Hope
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