158. Born in the Night, Mary’s Child
||Geoffrey Ainger (1964)|
||Richard D. Wetzel (1972)|
||G Major or modal|
||© 1964 Stainer & Bell, Ltd. (admin. Hope Publishing Company)|
||Guitar chords do not correspond with keyboard harmony.|Text Information:
Carried by a blues-like tune, this text of clustered phrases centers on the core words “Mary’s Child,” initially linking images that suggest a Nativity hymn, but by the third stanza widening to the full arc of the Incarnation: birth, life, death, resurrection, ascension, return.