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[While we pray and while we plead]

[While we pray and while we plead]

Composer: C. C. Case
Published in 113 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: C. C. Case

Charles Clinton Case USA 1843-1918. Born in Linesville, PA, his family moved to Gustavus, OH, when he was four. His father was an accomplished violinist, but a neighbor gave him a small violin when he was nine, and he mastered it before he could read music. At age 16 he went to singing school (without parental consent), borrowing the money from a neighbor. C. A. Bentley, a prominent conductor, was his first vocal music instructor, and William Bradbury's “Jubilee” was the school textbook. For three winters in a row, he attended Bentley's singing school, working his father's farm in the summer. He married Annie Williams. In 1866 he studied music in Boston with B. F. Baker. He also studied under George Root, Horatio Palmer, Philip… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [While we pray and while we plead]
Composer: C. C. Case
Meter: 7.7.7.7 with refrain
Incipit: 51727 65365 42543
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7458
Text: Why Not Now?
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #244

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Hymns of Faith #359

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Sacred Selections for the Church #625

Audio

Small Church Music #2533

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #282

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7458

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Yes, Lord! #285

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