393. O Day of Rest and Gladness

Text Information
First Line: O day of rest and gladness
Title: O Day of Rest and Gladness
Author (stanzas 1-2): Christopher Wordsworth (1862, alt.)
Author (stanza 3): Charles P. Price (1980, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Christian Year: Resurrection/Easter; Christian Year: Pentecost; Community in Christ (4 more...)
Language: English
Copyright: St. 3 © 1985 Charles P. Price
Tune Information
Name: ES FLOG EIN KLEINS WALDVÖGELEIN
Harmonizer: George Ratcliffe Woodward (1904)
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D
Key: G Major
Source: Memmingen ms., 17th cent.


Text Information:

In this text the first day of the week represents a threefold commemoration of Creation, Resurrection, and Pentecost—each an encounter with Trinitarian activity centered on one of the Three Persons. The tune name recalls the secular German song adapted for use with several hymns.


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