[There'll be light in the sky, from the palace on high] (Ackley)

[There'll be light in the sky, from the palace on high] (Ackley)

Composer: A. H. Ackley
Published in 6 hymnals

Composer: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [There'll be light in the sky, from the palace on high] (Ackley)
Composer: A. H. Ackley
Incipit: 12333 32155 55321
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: © 1930, renewed 1968 Word Music Inc.



Organ Solo

  • Gospel Stylings for the Modern Organist: The Ackley Gospel Collection
    Composer/Editors Ralph Sunden; William McMains
    Published By: Pointer Publications, Inc. (1970) pp. 24

Piano Solo

  • Sunday Evening Piano: Gentle Keyboard Settings
    Composer/Editor Charles F. Brown
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1974) pp. 12
  • Clayton Piano Melodies No. 1
    Composer/Editor Norman J. Clayton
    Published By: The Rodeheaver, Hall-Mack Company (1961) pp. 6
  • Sacred Classics Book Three: In Hymn Interpretations for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Henrietta Eleanor Fruen
    Published By: Biola Book Room (1957) pp. 40
  • Sacred Transcriptions for Piano No. 2
    Composer/Editor Wilda Jackson Auld
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1946) pp. 44


Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Edward MacHugh's Treasury of Gospel Hymns and Poems #26


Favorites Number 2 #94

Glad Gospel Songs #62

Gospel Melodies and Evangelistic Hymns #210

Old Fashioned Revival Hour Songs #17

Reformed Press Hymnal #142

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