[Almost persuaded now to believe] (Bliss)

[Almost persuaded now to believe] (Bliss)

Composer: P. P. Bliss (1871)
Published in 375 hymnals


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Composer: P. P. Bliss

Philip P. Bliss (b. Clearfield County, PA, 1838; d. Ashtabula, OH, 1876) left home as a young boy to make a living by working on farms and in lumber camps, all while trying to continue his schooling. He was converted at a revival meeting at age twelve. Bliss became an itinerant music teacher, making house calls on horseback during the winter, and during the summer attending the Normal Academy of Music in Genesco, New York. His first song was published in 1864, and in 1868 Dwight L. Moody advised him to become a singing evangelist. For the last two years of his life Bliss traveled with Major D. W. Whittle and led the music at revival meetings in the Midwest and Southern United States. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey published a popular series of hym… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Almost persuaded now to believe] (Bliss)
Composer: P. P. Bliss (1871)
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 34431 12233 44312
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • The Organist Volume 102 Number 6 January 1999: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Gregg Sewell; Franklin Ritter
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1999) pp. 75
  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 184
  • The Evangelistic Piano Hymnal: Over 270 stylistic arrangements with "runs" and "fill-ins"
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1976) pp. 172

Organ Solo

  • The Organist Volume 102 Number 6 January 1999: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Gregg Sewell; William Barnett
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1999) pp. 73
  • Preludes for Organ: Hymn Arrangements for Seasonal and General Use
    Composer/Editor Ethel Tench Rogers
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1988) pp. 16
  • Easy Gospel Favorites for the Organ
    Composer/Editor Eugene McCluskey
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1986) pp. 36
  • The Organist Volume 89 Number 4 September 1985: A Bi-monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; Edward Broughton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1985) pp. 26
  • Beautiful Songs of Faith
    Composer/Editors Philip Paul Bliss; Sy Miller; Jill Jackson
    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1971) pp. 63
  • Gospel Hymns for Organ: Registered for All Organs
    Composer/Editor Ralph Sunden
    Published By: Pointer System, Inc. (1968) pp. 14
  • 19 Organ Hymn-Tune Transcriptions: Registrations for Both Pipe and Electric Organs
    Composer/Editor George S. Schuler
    Published By: Zondervan Publishing House (1948) pp. 19

Piano Solo

  • Light of the World Hymn Heritage Series: The Timeless Gospel Songs of Philip P. Bliss for Piano Solo
    Composer/Editor Mark Hayes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2016) pp. 36
  • PedalPoint Volume 6 Number 2 January February March 1987: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Kenneth B. Brewer
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1987) pp. 22
  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 184
  • Sacred Piano Transcriptions
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Shattinger International Publications (1967) pp. 7
  • Sacred Hymn Solos for Piano
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Shattinger Publications, Inc. (1961) pp. 32

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Ethel Smith's Fifth Piano and Organ Duet Album: Songs of Faith
    Composer/Editor Ethel Smith
    Published By: Ethel Smith Music Corporation (1954) pp. 29

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #545
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #129
Text: Almost Persuaded
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7461
Text: Why Unbelieving?
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #13860
Text: ¿Te Sientes Casi Resuelto Ya?
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 27 of 27)
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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #275

Ambassador Hymnal #426

Blessed Refuge #233

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #545

Church Gospel Songs and Hymns #17

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #558

Clarion Call #113

Gospel Songs of Praise #25

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Hymns of Faith #327

Text

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #31

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #305

Redeeming Love #215

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Rejoice Hymns #493

Sacred Selections for the Church #647

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #622

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Sing Joyfully #385

Audio

Small Church Music #464

Text

Songs of Zion #22

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Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #275

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #129

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7461

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #13860

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #185

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Timeless Truths #489

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Worship and Service Hymnal #208

Worship His Majesty #500

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Yes, Lord! #299

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