105. People, Look East

Text Information
First Line: People, look east. The time is near
Title: People, Look East
Author: Eleanor Farjeon (1928, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 8.7.9.8.8.7
Scripture:
Topic: Jesus Christ: Advent
Language: English
Copyright: © 1960 David Higham Associates, Ltd.
Tune Information
Name: BESANÇON
Harmonizer: Martin Shaw (1928)
Meter: 8.7.9.8.8.7
Key: D Major
Source: French folk melody
Copyright: Harm. © 1928 Oxford University Press


Text Information:

This text was written to provide a new Advent text for an existing carol tune, here named for the city in eastern France where it originated. The author has imaginatively expressed the cosmic implications of Christ’s coming by addressing each stanza to a part of creation.


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