This Is the Spirit's Entry Now

Author: Thomas E. Herbranson

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First Line: This is the Spirit's entry now
Title: This Is the Spirit's Entry Now
Author: Thomas E. Herbranson (1972)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Words © 1972 Thomas E. Herbranson

Tune

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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AZMON

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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PERRY (Sowerby)

Leo Sowerby (b. Grand Rapids, MI, 1895; d. Port Clinton, OH, 1968) composed PERRY in 1962 at Put-in-Bay, Ohio, the site of an international peace monument and the place from which Commodore Oliver H. Perry (then a lieutenant) sailed to gain a naval victory during the War of 1812. The tune was origin…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (4)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #448TextImage
Lutheran Service Book #591TextImage
The United Methodist Hymnal #608TextImage
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #451TextImage



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