Dwight Lyman Moody et al. in Edinburgh - 1874

from My Life and Sacred Songs, pages 249-250:

At this moment I seemed to hear a voice saying : " Sing the hymn you found on the train ! " But I thought this impossible, as no music had ever been written for that hymn. Again the impression came strongly upon me that I must sing the beautiful and appropriate words I had found the day before, and placing the little newspaper slip on the organ in front of me, I lifted my heart in prayer, asking God to help me so to sing that the people might hear and understand. Laying my hands upon the organ I struck the chord of A flat, and began to sing. Note by note the tune was given, which has not been…   more >>
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Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 249-250. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432209551470 accessed: 17 May, 2022

location of experience: Edinburgh

Listeners

Dwight Lyman Moody
Public Speaker
1837-1899

Listening to

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The Ninety and Nine
written by Elizabeth Clephane, Ira David Sankey
performed by Ira David Sankey

Experience Information

Date/Time 1874
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 21 May 2015 12:59:11 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 18:11:12 +0100