A Morning Star Draws Near

Author: Mary Louise Bringle, b. 1953

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Text Information

First Line: A morning star draws near the earth
Title: A Morning Star Draws Near
Author: Mary Louise Bringle, b. 1953
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: © 2006, GIA Publications, Inc.

Tune

MORNING SONG (Dare)

MORNING SONG is a folk tune that has some resemblance to the traditional English tune for "Old King Cole." The tune appeared anonymously in Part II of John Wyeth's (PHH 486) Repository of Sacred Music (1813). In 1816 it was credited to "Mr. Dean," which some scholars believe was a misprinted referen…

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