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34. When Morning Gilds the Skies

When morning gilds the skies,
My heart awaking cries,
Thy name, O God, be praised!
Alike at work and prayer
To thee do I repair,
Thy name, O God, be praised!

Let earth's wide circle round
In joyful note resound,
Thy name, O God, be praised!
Let earth and sea and sky,
From depth to height reply,
Thy name, O God, be praised!

Be this, while life is mine,
My canticle divine,
Thy name, O God, be praised!
Be this the eternal song,
Through all the ages long,
Thy name, O God, be praised!

Text Information
First Line: When morning gilds the skies
Title: When Morning Gilds the Skies
Translator: Edward Caswall
Publication Date: 1996
Meter: 6.6.6.D.
Topic: Creation; MORNING; Praise (1 more...)
Source: Katholisches Gesangbuch, 1828; Trans.: Catholic Hymns, 1854, Masque of Mary, 1858, rev. 1873, alt.
Tune Information
Composer: Joseph Barnby
Meter: 6.6.6.D.
Key: C Major
Source: Hymns Ancient and Modern, Appendix, 1868

MIDI file: WiS 034 When Morning Gilds the Skies.mid
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