[Hold Thou my hand, so weak I am and helpless]

[Hold Thou my hand, so weak I am and helpless]

Composer: Hubert P. Main (1880)
Published in 53 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Hubert P. Main

Hubert Platt Main DD USA 1839-1925. Born at Ridgefield, CT, he attended singing school as a teenager. In 1854 he went to New York City and worked as an errand boy in a wallpaper house. The next year he became an errand boy in the Bristow & Morse Piano Company. He was an organist, choir leader, and compiled books of music. He also helped his father edit the “Lute Songbook” by Isaac Woodbury. In 1866 he married Olphelia Louise Degraff, and they had two sons: Lucius, and Hubert. In 1867 he filled a position at William B Bradbury’s publishing house. After Bradbury’s death in 1868 the Bigelow & Main Publishers were formed as its successor. He also worked with his father until his father’s death in 1873. Contributors to their… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Hold Thou my hand, so weak I am and helpless]
Composer: Hubert P. Main (1880)
Meter: 11.10.11.10
Incipit: 54565 53211 72712
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Piano Solo

  • World's Favorite Hymns, Spirituals & Sacred Songs
    Composer/Editor My Hand
    Published By: Pearl Music (1993) pp. 49

Organ Solo

  • Songs of Faith: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Mark Laub
    Published By: MCA Music (1971) pp. 22
  • World's Favorite Sacred Music for All Organs
    Composer/Editors Lawrence Grant; Cora S. Briggs
    Published By: Ashley Publications, Inc. (1970) pp. 108
  • World's Favorite Wedding Music: For All Organs
    Composer/Editors Lawrence Grant; Cora S. Briggs
    Published By: Ashley Publications, Inc. (1970) pp. 45

Voices: Organ and Voice

  • Cavalcade of Hymns and Sacred Songs: All Organ Deluxe Album Over 100 Selected Titles
    Composer/Editor Anonymous
    Published By: California Music Press (1963) pp. 42

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #705
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #2506
Text: Hold Thou My Hand
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #705

Text

Glaubenslieder #365

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #455

Hinário para o Culto Cristão #377

Sacred Selections for the Church #60

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #449

Audio

Small Church Music #882

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2506

Include 45 pre-1979 instances
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