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Komm, tiefbetrübte Seele

Author: Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore United Kingdom 1779-1852. Born at Dublin, Ireland, the son of a grocer, he showed an early interest in music and acting. He was educated at a private school and Trinity College, Dublin. He read at the Middle Temple for the Bar. Moore did not profess religious piety. His translations of ‘Anacreon’ (celebrating wine, women, and song) were published in 1800, with a dedication to the Prince of Wales. He also wrote a comic opera, “the gypsy prince”, staged that year. In 1801 he published a collection of his own verse, “Poetical works of the late Thomas Little Esq”. A Catholic patriot, he defended the Church of Ireland, especially in later politics. In 1803 he held a post under the Government in Bermuda as regis… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Komm, tiefbetrübte Seel, lass dich erquicken
Title: Komm, tiefbetrübte Seele
English Title: Come, ye disconsolate, where'er ye languish
Author: Thomas Moore
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

CONSOLATOR (Webbe)

CONSOLATION was originally set for solo voice to "Alma redemptoris mater" by Samuel Webbe, Sr. (PHH 112), in his Collection of Motetts and Antiphons (1792). Thomas Hastings adapted the tune for use with Moore's text in Spiritual Songs for Social Worship (1831). CONSOLATION is also known as ALMA and…

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Timeline

Instances

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Der Neue Kleine Psalter #159

Gesang und Melodienbuch #d386

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Gesangbuch der Bischöflichen Methodisten-Kirche #300

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Gute Botschaft #171

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Jugendharfe #192

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Liederlust und Psalter mit Anhang #280

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Pilger Lieder #125

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Pilgerklänge #64

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