807. When We Must Bear Persistent Pain
||David N. Johnson (1968)|
||F Major or modal|
||Walker's Southern Harmony, 1835|
||© 1968 Augsburg Fortress|Text Information:
Reflecting the author’s own experience of debilitating migraine headaches, this sung prayer speaks for many people whose lives involve constant pain, often without hope of lasting relief. This text is effectively set to a shape note tune using only five tones of the scale.