195. When Twilight Comes

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Text Information
First Line: When twilight comes and the sun sets
Title: When Twilight Comes
Author: Moises B. Andrade (1990)
Translator: James Minchin (1990)
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Animals; Christian Year: Baptism of Jesus; Christian Year: Transfiguration (4 more...)
Copyright: Trans. © 1990 James Minchin (admin. Asian Institute for Liturgy and Music)
Tune Information
Composer: Francisco F. Feliciano (1990)
Key: e minor
Source: arr. Evangelical Lutheran Worship, 2006
Copyright: © 1990 Francisco F. Feliciano (admin. Asian Institute for Liturgy and Music); Arr. © 2006 Augsburg Fortress

Text Information:

In the image of a mother hen taking her brood under her wings, this evening hymn from the Philippines connects farmyard experience and Jesus’ lament over Jerusalem (Matthew 23:37/Luke 13:34). The composer has described the tune as being like a bird jumping from branch to branch.

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