[There were ninety and nine that safely lay] (Sankey)

[There were ninety and nine that safely lay] (Sankey)

Composer: Ira David Sankey (1874)
Published in 121 hymnals


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Composer: Ira David Sankey

Sankey, Ira David, was born in Edinburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1840, of Methodist parents. About 1856 he removed with his parents to Newcastle, Pennsylvania, where he became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Four years afterwards he became the Superintendent of a large Sunday School in which he commenced his career of singing sacred songs and solos. Mr. Moody met with him and heard him sing at the International Convention of the Young Men's Christian Association, at Indianapolis, and through Mr. Moody's persuasion he joined him in his work at Chicago. After some two or three years' work in Chicago, they sailed for England on June 7, 1872, and held their first meeting at York a short time afterwards, only eight persons being present. T… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [There were ninety and nine that safely lay] (Sankey)
Composer: Ira David Sankey (1874)
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 55111 11771 1133
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

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    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 285
  • Hymns Re-Harmonized 50 Favorites: Creative Chords for the Church Accompanist
    Composer/Editor Carol McMillen Tornquist
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2000) pp. 96
  • Let It Rip! At the Piano: Congregational Song Accompaniments
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Eric Vollen
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2000) pp. 176
  • Let It Rip! At the Piano 2: Congregational Song Accompaniments Volume 2
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Eric Vollen
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2000) pp. 184
  • Hymnproviser: Preludes & Congregational Accompaniments
    Composer/Editors Shelly Hamilton; Flora Jean Garlock
    Published By: Majesty Music (1995) pp. 20
  • Favorite Hymn Tunes in Dual Settings Book 3: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Arthur E. Bergman
    Published By: King Music Publishing Co. (1964) pp. 5
  • Hymn Arrangements: For the Church Choir
    Composer/Editor Donald P. Hustad
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1954) pp. 20

Piano Solo

  • Creative Keyboard's Complete Church Pianist: Hymn Arrangements for Every Occasion
    Composer/Editor Gail Smith
    Published By: Creative Keyboard Publications (2000) pp. 97
  • The Ninety and Nine: For Piano
    Composer/Editor Anna Laura Page
    Published By: Van Ness Press, Inc. (1986) pp. 6
  • Favorite Gospel Hymns Book 2
    Composer/Editor Kathleen Dearing
    Published By: Prairie Bible Institute (1978) pp. 38
  • Morning Has Broken: Piano Preludes
    Composer/Editor Betty Jean Chatham
    Published By: Broadman Press (1978) pp. 6
  • Sacred Piano Transcriptions
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Shattinger International Publications (1967) pp. 120
  • Reflections at the Piano: Familiar Sacred Melodies
    Composer/Editor Peggy Tolson
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1965) pp. 6
  • Sacred Hymn Solos for Piano
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Shattinger Publications, Inc. (1961) pp. 20
  • Sacred Classics Book One: In Hymn Interpretations for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Henrietta Eleanor Fruen
    Published By: Biola Book Room (1939) pp. 4

Organ Solo

  • 20 Inspirational Favorites for Organ
    Composer/Editor Paul Mickelson
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1989) pp. 76
  • Organ Solos
    Composer/Editor Paul Mickelson
    Published By: Lexicon Music, Inc. (1986) pp. 47
  • Jubilation!: Today's Gospel Sounds for Organ
    Composer/Editor Peter Bates
    Published By: Bradley Publications (1980) pp. 15
  • A Treasury of Gospel Favorites for Organ
    Composer/Editors Eugene McCluskey; Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1975) pp. 73
  • Beautiful Songs of Faith
    Composer/Editors Sy Miller; Jill Jackson; Ira D. Sankey
    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1971) pp. 24
  • The Organist's Collection of: Favorite Gospel Songs Number 2
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1970) pp. 11
  • The Chapel Organist Volume One: Easy Arrangements for the Amateur Organist
    Composer/Editor Norman Johnson
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1965) pp. 14
  • Gospel Hymn Voluntaries Number One For Organ: Based on Familiar Gospel Hymns
    Composer/Editor Ellen Jane Lorenz
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1964) pp. 45
  • Paul Mickelson's Organ Music: With Pipe and Hammond Organ Registrations
    Composer/Editor Paul Mickelson
    Published By: The Rodeheaver, Hall-Mack Company (1964) pp. 17
  • Lorenz's Gospel Hymn Voluntaries for Organ: Based on Familiar Gospel Hymns
    Composer/Editor Ellen Jane Lorenz
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1952) pp. 45

Voices: Keyboard and Voices

  • Hymn Arrangements: For the Church Choir
    Composer/Editor Donald P. Hustad
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1954) pp. 20

Instances

Instances (1 - 17 of 17)

An Nou Chanté! #27

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #996

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #126

Himnos de la Iglesia #208

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Hymns of Faith #140

Page Scan

Sacred Selections for the Church #560

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #94

Singing the New Testament #38

Audio

Small Church Music #3642

Page Scan

Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #465

Spiritual Life Songs #84

The Book of Praise #347

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4542

TextAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #14691

TextAudio

Timeless Truths #776

TextPage Scan

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #187

Tune InfoTextAudio

TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #139

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