Lord Jesus, Once You Spok

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Author: Howard Charles Adie Gaunt

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First Line: Lord Jesus, once you spoke to men
Title: Lord Jesus, Once You Spok
Author: Howard Charles Adie Gaunt
Language: English
Copyright: © Oxford University Press




A pentatonic (five-pitch) folk tune from the southern United States, BOURBON fits well with the penitential text of Psalm 38. The tune calls for unison singing, with accompaniment providing a firmly articulated rhythm. Like many pentatonic tunes, when unaccompanied it can be sung in canon after eith…

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The original version of WINCHESTER NEW appeared in Musikalisches Handbuch der geistlichen Melodien, published in Hamburg, Germany, in 1690 by Georg Wittwe. It was set to the text “Wer nur den lieben Gott” (see 446). An expanded version of the tune was a setting for "Dir, dir Jehova" (see 203) in…

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #392

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #112

One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #176

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #278

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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