Deep in the Shadows of the Past

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Source: Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #50

Author: Brian A. Wren

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SHEPHERD'S PIPES

Annabeth McClelland Gay (b. Ottawa, IL, 1925) composed SHEPHERDS' PIPES in 1952, and her husband matched it with a hymn text to send as Christmas greetings. She wrote, "When I played it for him, he said, 'I wonder if Palestinian shepherds played on pipes, because that's what this tune reminds me of.…

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KINGSFOLD

Thought by some scholars to date back to the Middle Ages, KINGSFOLD is a folk tune set to a variety of texts in England and Ireland. The tune was published in English Country Songs (1893), an anthology compiled by Lucy E. Broadwood and J. A. Fuller Maitland. After having heard the tune in Kingsfold,…

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DURROW

DURROW was originally a traditional Irish folk melody associated with "Captain Thomson," a sea song from Ireland's Limerick region (Durrow is the name of a town in Ireland between Port Laoise and Kilkenny). The tune first appeared as a hymn tune in the Church Hymnary of 1927. The harmonization by Wi…

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Instances

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Community of Christ Sings #64
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #50Text InfoTextAudio
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #330TextPage Scan
Singing the Faith #463
The Faith We Sing #2246TextPage Scan
The New Century Hymnal #320Text
Include 1 pre-1979 instance



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