[More holiness give me] (Bliss)

[More holiness give me] (Bliss)

Composer: P. P. Bliss (1873)
Published in 110 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: [More holiness give me] (Bliss)
Composer: P. P. Bliss (1873)
Incipit: 33654 51171 32336
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 25 Alternate Hymn Harmonizations for Organ
    Composer/Editor Clay Christiansen
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2015) pp. 56
  • Hymnal Plus Book 1
    Composer/Editors Robert M. Cundick; John Longhurst
    Published By: Sonos Music Resources Incorporated (1979) pp. 26

Organ Solo

  • The Organist Volume 115 Number 3 July August 2011: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2011) pp. 77
  • The Ward Organist Music Library 3: Intermediate Organ Preludes
    Composer/Editor Darwin K. Wolford
    Published By: Jackman Music Corporation (2001) pp. 10
  • Organ Chains 2: Twenty-eight favorite hymns arranged in a continuous medley for Organ
    Composer/Editor Brent Jorgensen
    Published By: Jackman Music Corporation (1998) pp. 17
  • A Treasury of Gospel Favorites for Organ No. 3
    Composer/Editors Eugene McCluskey; Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1985) pp. 45
  • The Organist Volume 69 Number 6 January 1966: A Bi-monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Rob Roy Peery; Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1966) pp. 75

Piano Solo

  • Songs of Everlasting Joy: Artistic Piano Arrangements of Best-loved Hymns
    Composer/Editor Lynn S. Lund
    Published By: Horizon Publishers & Distributors, Inc. (1980) pp. 23


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #896
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #4307
Text: More Holiness Give Me
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #13904
Text: Ah! Donne À Notre Âme Plus De Sainteté
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #896

Church Gospel Songs and Hymns #134

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #469

Great Songs of the Church (Revised) #488

Himnos de la Iglesia #219

Page Scan

Himnos de la Iglesia de Jesucristo de Los Santos de Los Últimos Días #71

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #434

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #623

Page Scan

Sacred Selections for the Church #44


Small Church Music #2727


The Cyber Hymnal #4307


The Cyber Hymnal #13904

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #373

Include 97 pre-1979 instances
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