Song of Simeon

Paraphraser: James J. Quinn

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First Line: Lord, bid Your servant go in peace
Title: Song of Simeon
Latin Title: Nunc Dimittis
Paraphraser: James J. Quinn
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: © 1969, 1989 James Quinn; admin. OCP Publications

Tune

LAND OF REST (American)

LAND OF REST is an American folk tune with roots in the ballads of northern England and Scotland. It was known throughout the Appalachians; a shape-note version of the tune was published in The Sacred Harp (1844) and titled NEW PROSPECT as the setting for "O land of rest! for thee I sigh." The tune…

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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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