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[Under his wings I am safely abiding] (Sankey)

[Under his wings I am safely abiding] (Sankey)

Composer: Ira David Sankey (1896)
Published in 88 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: [Under his wings I am safely abiding] (Sankey)
Composer: Ira David Sankey (1896)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 34455 55635 42346
Key: D♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Piano Solo

  • Piano Preludes & Postludes: 10 Elegant Settings of Timeless Hymns
    Composer/Editor Tom Fettke
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2004) pp. 1
  • For Today and Always: 32 Songs of the Faith arranged for Piano
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1994) pp. 2
  • Praise Him!: A Collection for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1987) pp. 18
  • All-Time Gospel Favorites for Piano
    Composer/Editor Geoffrey R. Lorenz
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1972) pp. 12
  • The Crusade Pianist Book 2
    Composer/Editor Tedd Smith
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1963) pp. 11
  • George Beverly Shea's Album of Sacred Songs: For Voice and Piano with Guitar Chords and Ukulele Diagrams
    Composer/Editor George Beverly Shea
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1955) pp. 20


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1000
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #7023
Text: Under His Wings
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #12560
Text: Under The Care Of My God
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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Sing Joyfully #484


Small Church Music #1296

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Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #103

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The Celebration Hymnal #620

The Christian Life Hymnal #384

The Covenant Hymnal #97


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The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #356

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #269

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #84

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Worship and Service Hymnal #292

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Yes, Lord! #320

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