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[There shall be showers of blessing] (McGranahan)

Composer: James McGranahan

James McGranahan USA 1840-1907. Born at West Fallowfield, PA, uncle of Hugh McGranahan, and son of a farmer, he farmed during boyhood. Due to his love of music his father let him attend singing school, where he learned to play the bass viol. At age 19 he organized his first singing class and soon became a popular teacher in his area of the state. He became a noted musician and hymns composer. His father was reluctant to let him pursue this career, but he soon made enough money doing it that he was able to hire a replacement farmhand to help his father while he studied music. His father, a wise man, soon realized how his son was being used by God to win souls through his music. He entered the Normal Music School at Genesco, NY, under… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [There shall be showers of blessing] (McGranahan)
Composer: James McGranahan (1883)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 with refrain
Incipit: 55556 71577 77121
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 127

Piano Solo

  • My Faith Looks Up: Hymns That Lift the Spirit
    Composer/Editor Jolene Boyd
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2012) pp. 33
  • The Glory of His Grace: Advanced Piano Solos
    Composer/Editor Darcy Stanley
    Published By: SoundForth (2008) pp. 4
  • And He Shall Reign Forever: Hymns and Classics for the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editor Carl Seal
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2006) pp. 16
  • The Church Pianist Volume 22 Number 3 January February 2006: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Gregg Sewell; Charity Book Putnam
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2006) pp. 16
  • Creative Keyboard's Complete Church Pianist: Hymn Arrangements for Every Occasion
    Composer/Editor Gail Smith
    Published By: Creative Keyboard Publications (2000) pp. 76
  • More Hymns . . . Light Jazz-Style
    Composer/Editor Teresa Patterson Wilhelmi
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2000) pp. 12
  • The Church Pianist Volume 14 Number 5 May June 1998: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Steven Scott
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1998) pp. 22
  • PedalPoint Volume 16 Number 2 January February March 1997: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; David S. Gaines
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1997) pp. 28
  • HymnNotes 2 Advanced Level: HN302
    Composer/Editors David G. Parker; David A. Warren
    Published By: C & L Enterprises, Inc. (1991) pp. 16
  • HymnNotes Volume 3 Advanced Level: HN302
    Composer/Editors David G. Parker; David A. Warren
    Published By: C & L Enterprises, Inc. (1991) pp. 16
  • Amazing Grace: For the Piano
    Composer/Editor Sharron Lyon
    Published By: Broadman Press (1988) pp. 17
  • PedalPoint Volume 4 Number 4 October November December 1985: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Allison Gilliam
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1985) pp. 13
  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 127
  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 127
  • A Salute to Revivaltime: Revival Medleys Arranged for Piano
    Composer/Editor John Arnn
    Published By: Laurel Press (1984) pp. 5
  • Just Hooked by Gospel: Keyboard Folio
    Composer/Editors Don Wyrtzen; Carol McMillen
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 54
  • Gospel Piano Profiles: A Collection of Inspirational Piano Transcriptions
    Composer/Editor Marian Talley
    Published By: Schaum Publications, Inc. (1972) pp. 6
  • Sacred Classics Book Three: In Hymn Interpretations for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Henrietta Eleanor Fruen
    Published By: Biola Book Room (1957) pp. 3

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Showers of Blessing: Hymns of Faith and Encouragement for Organ and Piano
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 10
  • Gospel Greats for Organ and Piano: Harold de Cou
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1987) pp. 40

Organ Solo

  • PedalPoint Volume 15 Number 3 April May June 1996: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Vicki Collinsworth
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1996) pp. 20
  • Hymn Favorites for Organ Book Three
    Composer/Editor Ethel Tench Rogers
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1971) pp. 3
  • Hymn Favorites for Organ Book Three: Arranged for All Organs
    Composer/Editor Ethel Tench Rogers
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1971) pp. 3
  • The Gospel Organist Volume Four
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1968) pp. 54
  • The Gospel Organist Volume Four: Gospel-Song Arrangements Suitable for Preludes, Offertories, Specials
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1968) pp. 54
  • 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. 45

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. 147

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Hymns We Love: Vocal / Piano
    Composer/Editor J. Sears
    Published By: Robbins Music Corporation (1968) pp. 88

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