SHELTER (Sankey)

Composer: Ira David Sankey

Sankey, Ira David, was born in Edinburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1840, of Methodist parents. About 1856 he removed with his parents to New Castle, Pennsylvania, where he became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Four years afterwards he became the Superintendent of a large Sunday School in which he commenced his career of singing sacred songs and solos. Mr. Moody met with him and heard him sing at the International Convention of the Young Men's Christian Association, at Indianapolis, and through Mr. Moody's persuasion he joined him in his work at Chicago. After some two or three years' work in Chicago, they sailed for England on June 7, 1872, and held their first meeting at York a short time afterwards, only eight persons being present.… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: SHELTER (Sankey)
Composer: Ira David Sankey (1885)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 51112 34533 33343
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Organ Solo

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    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1992) pp. 32
  • The Organist's Collection of: Favorite Gospel Songs Number 2
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1970) pp. 30

Piano Solo

  • Heaven's Song: Hymns of Eternal Promise
    Composer/Editor Victor Labenske
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2009) pp. 52
  • Hymnprovisations: Extraordinary New Stylings of Classic Hymns
    Composer/Editor Charity Book Putnam
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2008) pp. 8
  • Milestones on the Journey: Hymn Arrangements for Piano and Devotional Guide for Fellow Pilgrims
    Composer/Editor Don Phillips
    Published By: The FJH Music Company, Inc. (2007) pp. 31
  • My Savior First of All: Sacred Piano Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Brittany Thompson
    Published By: Bill Rice Ranch, Inc. (2004) pp. 30
  • 'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus: Piano Arrangements by Julie Boruff
    Composer/Editor Julie Boruff
    Published By: North Valley Publications (1997) pp. 75
  • Notes from a Thankful Heart: Solos for the Advanced Pianist
    Composer/Editor Marilynn Joy Ham
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1990) pp. 2
  • Piano Hymns of Faith
    Composer/Editor Marilyn White
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1990) pp. 16
  • Blessed Be the Name: Piano Preludes
    Composer/Editor Don Phillips
    Published By: Broadman Press (1979) pp. 21
  • Great Hymns of the Church: Easy Piano Solos
    Composer/Editor Tedd Smith
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1966) pp. 26
  • Piano Hymn Classics Book One: Variations on Sacred Favorites For the Advanced Pianist
    Composer/Editor Rene Frank
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1961) pp. 24


Instances (1 - 21 of 21)

Celebremos Su Gloria #153


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #576

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Hymns of Faith #180

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One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #241

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Rejoice Hymns #171

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Sacred Selections for the Church #118

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #350

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Sing Joyfully #316


Small Church Music #185

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Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #146

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The Celebration Hymnal #693

The Christian Life Hymnal #396


The Cyber Hymnal #6025

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The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #353

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #267

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #619

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Worship and Service Hymnal #278

Worship Together #603

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Yes, Lord! #143


تسابيح المحبة #330

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #289

Include 69 pre-1979 instances
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