['Tis the blessed hour of prayer, when our hearts lowly bend] (Doane)

['Tis the blessed hour of prayer, when our hearts lowly bend] (Doane)

Composer: W. Howard Doane
Published in 141 hymnals


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Composer: W. Howard Doane

An industrialist and philanthropist, William H. Doane (b. Preston, CT, 1832; d. South Orange, NJ, 1915), was also a staunch supporter of evangelistic campaigns and a prolific writer of hymn tunes. He was head of a large woodworking machinery plant in Cincinnati and a civic leader in that city. He showed his devotion to the church by supporting the work of the evangelistic team of Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey and by endowing Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and Denison University in Granville, Ohio. An amateur composer, Doane wrote over twenty-two hundred hymn and gospel song tunes, and he edited over forty songbooks. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ['Tis the blessed hour of prayer, when our hearts lowly bend] (Doane)
Composer: W. Howard Doane
Meter: 13.12.13.13 with refrain
Incipit: 12323 45551 76555
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymns and Their Variations: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1962) pp. 26

Organ Solo

  • The Organist Volume 113 Number 2 May June 2009: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; May F. Lawrence
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2009) pp. 67
  • Hymns of Faith: Organ Solos
    Composer/Editor Jack W. Jones
    Published By: Belwin-Mills Publishing Corporation (1996) pp. 8
  • Songs of Assurance: Hymn Medleys for Organ
    Composer/Editor Albin C. Whitworth
    Published By: Genevox Music Group (1991) pp. 8
  • Gospel Stylings for the Modern Organist: The Gospel Songs of Fanny Crosby
    Composer/Editors Ralph Sunden; William McMains
    Published By: Hal Leonard / Pointer Publications, Inc. (1970) pp. 24
  • Gospel Hymn Devotions - Number One: Fourteen Transcriptions for Organ - Standard or Spinet Keyboards
    Composer/Editor Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1969) pp. 24
  • The Organist Volume 70 Number 4 September 1966: A Bi-monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editor Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1966) pp. 3
  • Gospel Hymn Voluntaries Number One: For the Organ Based on Familiar Gospel Hymns
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1964) pp. 26
  • Gospel Hymn Voluntaries Number One For Organ: Based on Familiar Gospel Hymns
    Composer/Editor May F. Lawrence
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1964) pp. 26
  • Hymns and Their Variations: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1962) pp. 26
  • Van Denman Thompson's Hymn Meditations No. 3: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Charlotte L. Koch
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1961) pp. 52
  • Gospel Hymn Voluntaries for Organ: Based on Familiar Gospel Hymns
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1956) pp. 26
  • Lorenz's Gospel Hymn Voluntaries Number 1 for Organ: Based on Familiar Gospel Hymns
    Composer/Editor May F. Lawrence
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1952) pp. 26
  • Lorenz's Gospel Hymn Voluntaries for Organ: Based on Familiar Gospel Hymns
    Composer/Editor May F. Lawrence
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1952) pp. 26

Piano Solo

  • Sacred Piano Transcriptions
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Shattinger International Publications (1967) pp. 123
  • Sacred Hymn Solos for Piano
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Shattinger Publications, Inc. (1961) pp. 23
  • Piano Hymnscriptions: Familiar Hymns and Sacred Songs: Books 1 and 2 Combined
    Composer/Editor Wilda Jackson Auld
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1954) pp. 27
  • Piano Hymn Voluntaries No. 2
    Composer/Editors Roger C. Wilson; May F. Lawrence
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1947) pp. 60

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1010
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #6772
Text: 'Tis the Blessèd Hour of Prayer
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 18 of 18)

Blessed Assurance #4

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1010

Church Gospel Songs and Hymns #246

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #225

Great Songs of the Church (Revised) #560

Himnos de la Iglesia #372

TextPage Scan

Hymns of Faith #93

Hymns of the Saints #83

Melodies of Love #186

New Songs of Inspiration (vol. one) #5

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #689

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Sacred Selections for the Church #24

TextPage Scan

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #501

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #547

Audio

Small Church Music #2710

Page Scan

Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #358

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6772

TextPage Scan

Worship and Service Hymnal #399

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