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[I gave My life for thee] (Bliss)

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: [I gave My life for thee] (Bliss)
Composer: P. P. Bliss (1873)
Meter: 6.6.6.6.8.6
Incipit: 55535 61765 55535
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Organ Hymn Accompaniments Volume 2
    Composer/Editor James Gilbert
    Published By: James Gilbert Music (1999) pp. LL
  • Great Is Thy Faithfulness: Congregational Solos with Piano Accompaniment
    Composer/Editor Mark Edwards
    Published By: Broadman Press (1987) pp. 29
  • 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. 124

Organ Solo

  • Let Us Break Bread Together: Organ Arrangements for Communion Service
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1992) pp. 46
  • Preludes for Organ: Hymn Arrangements for Seasonal and General Use
    Composer/Editor Ethel Tench Rogers
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1988) pp. 20
  • Eleven Easy Organ Solos for Worship
    Composer/Editor Albin C. Whitworth
    Published By: Sonshine Productions (1986) pp. 4
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 29 Number 3 February 1966: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors L. N. Porter; Van Denman Thompson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1966) pp. 84

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. 28
  • The Church Pianist Volume 32 Number 3 January February 2016: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Larry Shackley; Pamela M. Robertson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2016) pp. 16
  • Creative Keyboard's Complete Church Pianist: Hymn Arrangements for Every Occasion
    Composer/Editor Gail Smith
    Published By: Creative Keyboard Publications (2000) pp. 42
  • Inspirational Treasures: Instrumental Favorite Hymns
    Composer/Editor Gary Prim
    Published By: Combs Music International (1999) pp. 91
  • Face to Face: The Piano Artistry of Mary McDonald
    Composer/Editor Mary McDonald
    Published By: Purifoy Publishing (1994) pp. 18
  • The Best of Piano Quiet Time Series: Inspirational Piano Arrangements for Moments of Devotion
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1994) pp. 49
  • All Loves Excelling: Ten Hymn Arrangements for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Michael T. Smith
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1991) pp. 40
  • Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven: For the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Benjamin Harlan
    Published By: Broadman Press (1985) pp. 32
  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 176
  • Piano Quiet Time Volume 3: Devotional Improvisation for Moments of Meditation
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: The Benson Company, Inc. (1978) pp. 22
  • Favorite Hymns for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Max Lyall
    Published By: Broadman Press (1965) pp. 20
  • Piano Hymn Classics Book One: Variations on Sacred Favorites For the Advanced Pianist
    Composer/Editor Rene Frank
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1961) pp. 27
  • The Crusade Pianist Book 1: Arrangements of Famous Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Tedd Smith
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1960) pp. 2

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Hymn Duos for Organ and Piano Book One: For Organ and Piano
    Composer/Editor Ethel Tench Rogers
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1971) pp. 22

Media

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #606
Text: I Gave My Life for Thee
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #417
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #10393
Text: How Can A Sinner Know?
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #10538
Text: I Give My Life For Thee
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #11521
Text: He Loved Me
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #13179
Text: Who Of The Great, Or Wise
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 43 of 43)
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African American Heritage Hymnal #233

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #135

Ambassador Hymnal #484

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #606

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Baptist Hymnal 2008 #174

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Celebremos Su Gloria #198

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Chalice Hymnal #345

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #417

Church Gospel Songs and Hymns #86

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #405

Great Songs of the Church (Revised) #315

Hinário para o Culto Cristão #124

Text

Hymns of Faith #417

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #268

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #436

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #110

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #353a

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Redemption Hymnal #580c

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Rejoice Hymns #420

Sacred Selections for the Church #649

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #297

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #400

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Small Church Music #1390

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Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #7

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The Celebration Hymnal #675

The Christian Life Hymnal #482

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The Cyber Hymnal #10393

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The Cyber Hymnal #10538

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The Cyber Hymnal #11521

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The Cyber Hymnal #13179

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The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #453

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #432

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Total Praise #235

Tsese-Ma'heone-Nemeotȯtse (Cheyenne Spiritual Songs) #36

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Worship and Service Hymnal #452

Worship His Majesty #590

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Yes, Lord! #266

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ترانيم الإيمان #280

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نظم المرامير #89

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نظم المرامير #90

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نظم المرامير #93

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نظم المرامير #416

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #126

Include 169 pre-1979 instances
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