REFUGE (Holbrook)

Composer: Joseph P. Holbrook

Joseph P. Holbrook was a tune writer in the parlor music style, and used the popular melodies of Mason and Hastings, Bradbury and Root, Greatorex and Kingsley in his collections. He furnished settings for the choir hymns in Songs for the Sanctuary in his Quartet and chorus Choir (New York, 1871, and sought more recogniation than had been given him in a hymnal of his own, Worship in Song (New York, 1880); a book that found no welcome. from The English hymn: its development and use in worship By Louis FitzGerald Benson Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: REFUGE (Holbrook)
Composer: Joseph P. Holbrook (1862)
Meter: D
Incipit: 33314 33112 34654
Key: D♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Jesus, Lover of My Soul

Jesus, lover of my soul,
let me to thy bosom fly,
while the nearer waters roll,
while the tempest still is high;
hide me, O my Savior, hide,
till the storm of life is past;
safe into the haven guide,
O receive my soul at last!

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Organ Solo

  • At the Name of Jesus: Favorite Hymns and Gospel Songs for Organ
    Composer/Editor Albin C. Whitworth
    Published By: Genevox Music Group (1990) pp. 12
  • The Organist Volume 77 Number 3 July 1973: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Roger C. Wilson; Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1973) pp. 44
  • The Organist's Collection of: Favorite Gospel Songs Number 2
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1970) pp. 14
  • Gospel Hymns for Organ: Registered for All Organs
    Composer/Editor Ralph Sunden
    Published By: Pointer System, Inc. (1968) pp. 8
  • Ashford's Hymn Voluntaries No. 1: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries Based on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Emma Louise Ashford
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1901) pp. 49

Piano Solo

  • Soaring: Hymn Interpretations for Piano
    Composer/Editor Kay Hawkes Goodyear
    Published By: Chapel Hill Music, Inc. (1986) pp. 18
  • Keyboard Medleys: Distinctive Sacred Arrangements for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1965) pp. 19

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Best Loved Gospel Hymns: Duets For Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert Graham
    Published By: Belwin-Mills Publishing Corporation (1984) pp. 24


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