Sheet Music: It Is Well with My Soul

TitleIt Is Well with My Soul
Alternate titlesWhen Peace Like a River
Ville du Havre
ComposerPhilip Paul Bliss (1838–1876)
InstrumentationFlute quartet
KeyE-flat major
Time signature4/4
Tempo100 BPM
Performance time0:55
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2015-02-10
Last updated2015-02-10
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Tuesday 10 February 2015

Tune of the Day: It Is Well with My Soul

Arranged for four flutes

This hymn tune, composed by Philip Bliss to words by Horatio Spafford, is possibly the most influential and enduring in Bliss's repertoire. It appears in many hymnals, and is often taken as a choral model. The actual name of the tune is “Ville du Havre”, after the name of the French ship whose sinking inspired Spafford's lyrics.

Thanks to Christine for suggesting this tune!