WILL YOUR ANCHOR HOLD

WILL YOUR ANCHOR HOLD

Composer: William J. Kirkpatrick
Published in 84 hymnals


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Composer: William J. Kirkpatrick

William J. Kirkpatrick (b. Duncannon, PA, 1838; d. Philadelphia, PA, 1921) received his musical training from his father and several other private teachers. A carpenter by trade, he engaged in the furniture business from 1862 to 1878. He left that profession to dedicate his life to music, serving as music director at Grace Methodist Church in Philadelphia. Kirkpatrick compiled some one hundred gospel song collections; his first, Devotional Melodies (1859), was published when he was only twenty-one years old. Many of these collections were first published by the John Hood Company and later by Kirkpatrick's own Praise Publishing Company, both in Philadelphia. Bert Polman Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: WILL YOUR ANCHOR HOLD
Composer: William J. Kirkpatrick
Meter: 10.9.10.9 with refrain
Incipit: 12316 22171 33225
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Piano Solo

  • All Hail the Power: Intermediate Piano Solo
    Composer/Editor Rebecca Bonam
    Published By: SoundForth (2003) pp. 13

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keyes: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 305
  • Restrained Last Verses: Varied Accompaniments for Popular Hymns

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2003) pp. 159
  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 198

Organ Solo

  • Preludes on the Great Hymn Tunes of Lent, Holy Week and Easter
    Composer/Editor Andrew Gant
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1999) pp. 51
  • 64 Hymn Preludes for Organ:

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1998) pp. 167

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