62C. My Soul Finds Rest in God Alone

Text Information
First Line: My soul finds rest in God alone
Title: My Soul Finds Rest in God Alone
Author: David J. Diephouse (1986)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Language: English
Publication Date: 2012
Scripture:
Topic: Assurance; Church Year: Passion/Palm Sunday; Comfort and Encouragement (25 more...)
Copyright: © 1987 Faith Alive Christian Resources
Tune Information
Name: THIRD MODE MELODY
Composer: Thomas Tallis (1561)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Key: d minor
Notes: When led well, the tune THIRD MODE MELODY captures the sentiment of this text perfectly. Perhaps the best way to introduce this melody to a group of singers is to have them listen to the stirring orchestral setting of the tune by Ralph Vaughan Williams (Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis). It would be good to have a solo voice sing st.1, with all joining at st. 2, which textually is a sort of reboot of the psalm. A good alternate tune is RESIGNATION. In either case, give care that the singing does not drag. It should be gentle but buoyant.



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