6. Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty

Text Information
First Line: Open now thy gates of beauty
Title: Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty
German Title: Tut mir auf die schöne Pforte
Translator: Catherine Winkworth (1827-1878) (1836, alt.)
Author: Benjamin Schmolck (1672-1737) (1732)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.7.7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1972
Scripture:
Topic: Book One: Hymns, Songs, Chorales; Beginning of Worship: Prayer for the Presence of God
Notes: Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will go into them, and I will praise the Lord. Ps. 118:19.
Tune Information
Name: UNSER HERRSCHER
Composer: Joachim Neander (1650-1680) (1680)
Composer (descant): Geoffrey Shaw
Meter: 8.7.8.7.7.7.
Key: C Major
Copyright: Descant copyright, Eden Publishing House. Used by permission.
Notes: M.M. 80



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