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22. Brighten This World's Darkness

Text Information
First Line: Brighten this world's darkness (Sede a luz do mundo)
Title: Brighten This World's Darkness
Portuguese Title: Sede a luz do mundo
Author: Antônio de Campos Gonçalves, 1899-1981
Translator: Albert W. Ream, 1913-1996
Meter: 65 65 65 665
Language: English; Portuguese
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Christian Witness; Joy
Copyright: Original Portuguese text and English translation © 2006 by Wayne Leupold Editions Inc., for all countries of the world except Brazil and Portugal
Tune Information
Name: 121ST STREET
Composer: João Wilson Faustini
Meter: 65 65 65 665
Key: G Major or modal
Copyright: © 2006 by Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc., for all countries of the world except Brazil and Portugal

Audio recording: MP3 Snippet (made with MuseScore)

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