[Have you failed in your plan of your storm-tossed life]

[Have you failed in your plan of your storm-tossed life]

Composer: B. B. McKinney (1924)
Published in 24 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: B. B. McKinney

Pseudonyms-- Martha Annis (his mother’s maiden name was Martha Annis Heflin) Otto Nellen Gene Routh (his wife’s maiden name was Leila Irene Routh) ----- Son of James Calvin McKinney and Martha Annis Heflin McKinney, B . B. attended Mount Lebanon Academy, Louisiana; Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana; the Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas; the Siegel-Myers Correspondence School of Music, Chicago, Illinois (BM.1922); and the Bush Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Oklahoma Baptist University awarded him an honorary MusD degree in 1942. McKinney served as music editor at the Robert H. Coleman company in Dallas, Texas (1918–35). In 1919, after several months in the army, McKinney returned to Fort Wor… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Have you failed in your plan of your storm-tossed life]
Composer: B. B. McKinney (1924)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 51323 13455 31322
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 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. 88

Piano Solo

  • PedalPoint Volume 20 Number 4 July August September 2001: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Joe W. Brown
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (2001) pp. 14


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The Cyber Hymnal #14289

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