Now Let Your Servant Go

Author: Ruth C. Duck

Ruth C. (Carolyn) Duck is Professor of Worship at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. Dr. Duck received her ThD in Theology and Liturgy from Boston University School of Theology in 1989. Her primary research interests include baptism, liturgical healing, liturgy and culture, and feminist study of liturgy. She was the President of the North American Academy of Liturgy in 2007 and served on the Academy Committee, 2006-2009. Her current project is a textbook on worship, Worship for the Whole People of God (to be published by Westminster Knox, forthcoming).  Go to person page >

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First Line: Now let your servant go in peace
Title: Now Let Your Servant Go
Author: Ruth C. Duck
Source: Nunc dimittis
Copyright: © 1992 GIA Publications, Inc.





Derived from the fourth piano piece in Robert A. Schumann's Nachtstücke, Opus 23 (1839), CANONBURY first appeared as a hymn tune in J. Ireland Tucker's Hymnal with Tunes, Old and New (1872). The tune, whose title refers to a street and square in Islington, London, England, is often matched to Haver…

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