The Earth Is Turning toward the Sun

Author: Delores Dufner

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First Line: The earth is turning toward the sun
Title: The Earth Is Turning toward the Sun
Author: Delores Dufner
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: © 2011, GIA Publications, Inc.

Tune

MARTYRDOM (Wilson)

MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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