Song of Farewell

Text Information

First Line: Saints of God come to his/her aid
Title: Song of Farewell
Source: Order of Christian Funerals
Language: Latin
Refrain First Line: Receive his/her soul
Copyright: © 1985, ICEL

Tune

[Receive his/her soul, receive his/her soul] (Janco)


[Saints of God come to his/her aid]


[Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine]

The eight phrases of ASSURANCE use, with just one slight variation in the second phrase, the same rhythmic pattern throughout, sung over a static bass line. Sing in parts. Observe a moderate pace for the slow-moving harmony. ASSURANCE is one of the several tunes composed for Crosby’s text by Phoeb…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (7)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
Catholic Book of Worship III #10B
Gather (3rd ed.) #163Image
Gather Comprehensive #862TextImage
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #120Image
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #94
Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #147Image
Worship: a hymnal and service book for Roman Catholics (3rd ed.) #175Image



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