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As the hart with eager yearning

Author: Christine Turner Curtis

Born: 1891, North Ab­ing­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts. Daughter of Fred and An­nie Tur­ner Curtis, Chris­tine grad­u­at­ed from Well­es­ley Col­lege in 1913. She worked in the ad­ver­tis­ing de­part­ment of Mac­mil­lan Com­pa­ny, New York; F. A. Stokes Com­pa­ny, New York; and did ed­i­tor­ial work for Ginn & Com­pa­ny in Bo­ston, Mass­a­chu­setts. Her works in­clude: Amarilis (Gar­den Ci­ty, New York: Dou­ble­day, Page & Com­pa­ny, 1927) Nip and Tuck, 1931 Fragile Lin­e­age (Pe­ter Pau­per Press, 1955)  Go to person page >

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First Line: As the hart with eager yearning
Author: Christine Turner Curtis



Louis Bourgeois (PHH 3) composed or adapted this tune for Psalm 42 for the Genevan psalter. The 1564 harmonization by Claude Goudimel (PHH 6) originally placed the melody in the tenor. An alternate harmonization with descants by Johann Crüger (PHH 42) can be found opposite 41 in the Psalter Hymnal.…

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Hymnal: A Worship Book #500
Include 4 pre-1979 instances