The Reign of God

Author: Delores Dufner

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First Line: The reign of God, like farmer's field
Title: The Reign of God
Author: Delores Dufner
Language: English
Copyright: © 1995, 2003, GIA Publications, Inc.



MC KEE has an interesting history. According to a letter from Charles V. Stanford (PHH 512) to Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (who arranged the tune for piano in his Twenty-Four Negro Melodies, 1905), MC KEE was originally an Irish tune taken to the United States and adapted by African American slaves. It…

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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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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #343
Gather (3rd ed.) #738
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #641Page Scan
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #603
Scripture Song Database #3450
Worship (4th ed.) #722