676. Day is Done

Text Information
First Line: Day is done, but love unfailing
Title: Day is Done
Author: James Quinn, SJ (1969, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 8.4.8.4.8.8.8.4
Scripture: Psalm 4:8; Psalm 42:8; Psalm 139:12; Psalm 145:18; John 1:4-5; Ephesians 4:4-5; 1 Thessalonians 4:14
Topic: Celebrating Time; Evening; Hope1 more...
Language: English
Copyright: © 1969 James Quinn, SJ (admin. Continuum, a div. of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.)
Tune Information
Name: AR HYD Y NOS
Meter: 8.4.8.4.8.8.8.4
Key: F Major or modal
Source: Welsh melody, c. 1784


Text Information:

This 20th-century hymn by a Scottish Jesuit paraphrases several traditional evening prayers and takes its shape from the familiar Welsh tune to which it is set. Its rhyme pattern requires considerable poetic skill, as only three rhymes serve for the eight lines of text.


Media
Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
More media are available on the tune authority page.




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