Arranger: John H. Hickok

John Hoyt Hickok was a teacher, publisher, and music compiler, arranger, and composer. In 1814 he married Mary Lockwood in Wilton. He moved to Lewistown, Pennsylvania, in 1823. Publications: Hickok, J. H. 1832. The Sacred Harp. Lewistown, Pennsylvania: Shugert and Cummings. 144 pp. Hickok, J. H. and George Fleming. 1834. Evangelical Musick: Or, The Sacred Minstrel and Sacred harp United. 21 editions 1834–1847. Hickok, J. H. 1840. The Social Lyrist: a Collection of Sentimental, Patriotic, and Pious Songs. 5 editions 1840–1847. Reference: Egle, William H. 1883. History of the counties of Dauphin and Lebanon: In the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: Everts and Peck. 1,036 pp. Go to person page >

Arranger: William Walker

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Tune Information

Arranger: John H. Hickok (1832)
Arranger: William Walker (1835)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 11215 57717 65131
Key: g minor
Copyright: Public Domain


First published by John H. Hickok in his Sacred Harp, 1832, for two parts: Tenor and Bass.
Barry Johnston


Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • The Art of Hymn Playing Volume 2: 250 Preludes Introductions Free Accompaniments & Alternate Harmonizations
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2009) pp. 150-151
  • Ninety Easy Hymn Accompaniments: For Keyboard
    Composer/Editor Margaret Mealy
    Published By: GIA Publications, Inc. (1997) pp. 85

Piano Solo

  • A Star in the East: Captivating Piano Settings of Traditional Carols
    Composer/Editor Donna N. Robertson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2010) pp. 3
  • Hymn Meditations for the Church Year: For Piano Solo
    Composer/Editor Michael Larkin
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2008) pp. 14

Organ Solo

  • Carols for Organ Volume 3: Easy Seasonal Expressions of Joy and Peace
    Composer/Editors Mark Hayes; Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2015) pp. 22
  • Hymn Preludes for the Christmas Season
    Composer/Editor Robert Edward Smith
    Published By: World Library Publications, Inc. (1998) pp. 60
  • Tender Thought: Six More Preludes on Early American Hymns for Organ
    Composer/Editor Peter Pindar Stearns
    Published By: Harold Flammer Music Publishers Incorporated (1993) pp. 14
  • 5 Short Preludes on American Folk Hymns
    Composer/Editor John David Peterson
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1991) pp. 14
  • The Sacred Organ Folio No. 29
    Composer/Editor Gilbert M. Martin
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1984) pp. 8


Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

An American Christmas Harp #90

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Chalice Hymnal #174

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Gather Comprehensive #379

Hymnal #221


Hymns for a Pilgrim People #492

Hymns of the Saints #234

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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #44

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RitualSong #533

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The Hymnal 1982 #118


TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #141b


TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #141d

Voices Together #44

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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