52. Sheep Fast Asleep

Text Information
First Line: Hitsuji wa nemure ri (Sheep fast asleep, there on a hill)
Title: Sheep Fast Asleep
Japanese Title: Hitsuji Wa
Author: Genzō Miwa (1907)
Translator: John Moss (1957; alt.)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7.8.6
Scripture: Matthew 2:10-11; Luke 2:8-14
Source: Japanese hymn
Language: English; Japanese
Copyright: Text and Music: Permission #1430 granted by the Hymnal Committee, United Church of Christ in Japan.; Translation © 1963 John A. Moss. All rights reserved. Used by permission.
Tune Information
Name: KŌRIN
Composer: Chûgoro Torii (1941)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7.8.6
Key: D Major
Copyright: Text and Music: Permission #1430 granted by the Hymnal Committee, United Church of Christ in Japan.



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