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First associated with this text in Fredrik Engelke's Loftangeroch andeliga wisor (1873), TRYGGARE KAN INGEN VARA is probably a Swedish folk song, but versions of the tune were also sung in Germany in the early 1800s.
This charmingly simple tune needs light accompaniment, perhaps just recorders 1 and…
Display Title: Alleluia! Lord Most HolyFirst Line: Alleluia! Lord most holyTune Title: TRYGGARE KAN INGEN VARAAuthor: UnknownMeter: LMDSource: Lyra Eucharistica, by Orby Shipley, 1869 (London: Longmans, Green and Company, 1869)