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Text:I cannot dance, O Love
Author:Jean Janzen
Based on the writing of:Mechtild of Magdeburg
Composer:Alice Parker

45. I cannot dance, O Love

Text Information
First Line: I cannot dance, O Love
Title: I cannot dance, O Love
Based on the writing of: Mechtild of Magdeburg
Author: Jean Janzen (1991)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1992
Copyright: Copyright ©1991 Jean Janzen
Tune Information
Composer: Alice Parker (1991)
Meter: 76. 76D
Incipit: 53513 62716 234
Key: F Major
Copyright: Copyright ©1991 Alice Parker

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