Composer: W. Howard Doane

An industrialist and philanthropist, William H. Doane (b. Preston, CT, 1832; d. South Orange, NJ, 1915), was also a staunch supporter of evangelistic campaigns and a prolific writer of hymn tunes. He was head of a large woodworking machinery plant in Cincinnati and a civic leader in that city. He showed his devotion to the church by supporting the work of the evangelistic team of Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey and by endowing Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and Denison University in Granville, Ohio. An amateur composer, Doane wrote over twenty-two hundred hymn and gospel song tunes, and he edited over forty songbooks. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: PRECIOUS NAME (Doane)
Composer: W. Howard Doane
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 51321 21561 76165
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Organ Solo

  • The Organist's Library Volume 49
    Composer/Editor Edward Broughton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2011) pp. 58
  • Praise Organist: Organ Medleys for Contemporary Worship
    Composer/Editor Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2000) pp. 60
  • Gospel Meditations: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Jon Spong
    Published By: Belwin-Mills Publishing Corporation (1996) pp. 16
  • Pipes and Praise: Familiar Hymns Arranged for Organ
    Composer/Editor Rick Parks
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1996) pp. 50
  • The Triumphs of His Grace: Festive Preludes and Postludes for Organ
    Composer/Editor Lana Kelley
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1995) pp. 26
  • Classic DeCou: The Organ Favorites of Harold DeCou
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1994) pp. 61
  • At the Name of Jesus: Favorite Hymns and Gospel Songs for Organ
    Composer/Editor Albin C. Whitworth
    Published By: Genevox Music Group (1990) pp. 34
  • Preludes to the Past: Organ Settings of Enduring 19th Century Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Emma Lou Diemer
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1990) pp. 7
  • Precious Memories: Best Loved Gospel Songs Arranged for all Organs
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1983) pp. 46
  • Organ Hymns for Praise and Worship #2
    Composer/Editor John Innes
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1979) pp. 23
  • 25 Easy Offertories
    Composer/Editors David H. Hegarty; Stewart Landon
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1976) pp. 6
  • A Treasury of Gospel Favorites for Organ
    Composer/Editors Eugene McCluskey; Stewart Landon
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1975) pp. 62
  • The Gospel Organist Volume Four: Gospel-Song Arrangements Suitable for Preludes, Offertories, Specials
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1968) pp. 33
  • Spinet Hymn Transcriptions: Registrated Specifically for Baldwin, Conn, Hammond, and Wurlitzer
    Composer/Editors Ellen Jane Lorenz; Howard Zettervall
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1960) pp. 37
  • Van Denman Thompson's Hymn Meditations for Pipe Organ Volume Two
    Composer/Editor With You
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1946) pp. 52

Piano Solo

  • More About Jesus: Piano Solos
    Composer/Editor Jan Alexander
    Published By: SoundForth (2004) pp. 11
  • Keys for Blended Worship Volume 2: Creative Ideas for Today's Church Pianist Combining Traditional Hymns & Contemporary Praise Songs
    Composer/Editors Carol McMillen Tornquist; Bruce Greer; Kurt Kaiser; Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2003) pp. 69
  • PraiseHymns: Blended Worship Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Susan Naylor Callaway
    Published By: Daybreak Music (2001) pp. 18
  • The Story Continues: 34 More All Time Favorite Hymns for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Anthony Burger
    Published By: Anthony Burger Productions (2001) pp. 50
  • In Praise of His Name: Songs Celebrating the Name of Jesus
    Composer/Editor Bernadine W. Johnson
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2000) pp. 22
  • Songs for the Soul - Music that Ministers: 11 Worship Medleys for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Jim Hammerly
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2000) pp. 47
  • We Believe: Songs of Faith from Many Styles
    Composer/Editor Victor Labenske
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1998) pp. 44
  • Heart to Heart: 17 Favorite Songs & Hymns of Worship
    Composer/Editor Roger House
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1996) pp. 41
  • Medleys of Praise: Hymns and Choruses for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Carol McMillen Tornquist
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1996) pp. 43
  • Quiet Time Piano Volume Four Precious Memories: Simply Beautiful Arrangements for Private Moments of Inspiration & Relaxation
    Composer/Editor Dick Bolks
    Published By: Jolica Music (1995) pp. 46
  • For Today and Always: 32 Songs of the Faith arranged for Piano
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1994) pp. 52
  • Down Home with Paul Mickelson: 20 Gospel Piano Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Paul Mickelson
    Published By: John W. Peterson Music Company (1987) pp. 22
  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 136
  • A Salute to Revivaltime: Revival Medleys Arranged for Piano
    Composer/Editor John Arnn
    Published By: Laurel Press (1984) pp. 26
  • Electric Piano
    Composer/Editor Dick Torrans
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1983) pp. 17
  • World's Favorite Hymn Variations for Piano Solo
    Composer/Editor Lawrence Grant
    Published By: Ashley Publications, Inc. (1969) pp. 116
  • Sacred Classics Book Three: In Hymn Interpretations for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Henrietta Eleanor Fruen
    Published By: Biola Book Room (1957) pp. 24
  • More Concert Transcriptions of Favorite Hymns: For Piano
    Composer/Editor Clarence Kohlmann
    Published By: Theodore Presser Company (1944) pp. 12
  • The Church Pianist: 32 Arrangements of Appropriate Selections
    Composer/Editor Mabel Wheeler Daniels
    Published By: The Standard Publishing Company (1936) pp. 8


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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #576
Text: Take the Name of Jesus with You
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