Quel Merveilleux Amour

Translator: Joëlle Gouel

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Text Information

First Line: Quel merveilleux amour, ô mon coeur (What wondrous love is this, O my soul)
Title: Quel Merveilleux Amour
English Title: What wondrous love is this
Translator: Joëlle Gouel (20.1.1999)
Source: t. foklore américaine traditionnel
Language: English; French
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: Version fr. © Joëlle Gouel, 20.11.1999

Tune

WONDROUS LOVE (Southern Harmony)

WONDROUS LOVE was first set to this text in William Walker's (PsH 44) second edition of Southern Harmony (1840). Publication of the hymn in B. F. White's The Sacred Harp (1844) further promoted the combination of text and tune. The meter of "What Wondrous Love" derives from an old English ballad abo…

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