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Dear Lord, to Your True Servants Give

Author: W. G. Polack

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Text Information

First Line: Dear Lord, to thy true servants give
Title: Dear Lord, to Your True Servants Give
Author: W. G. Polack
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: © 1937 Concordia Publishing House

Tune

MELITA (Dykes)

The original chant melody associated with this text [i.e., "Eternal Father, strong to save"] is found in most hymnals of denominations where chant has played a role, including the Lutheran tradition, which has produced much organ music on this well-known chant. The setting here is by John B. Dykes (…

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VATER UNSER

Martin Luther's versification of the Lord's Prayer was set to this tune in Valentin Schumann's hymnal, Geistliche Lieder (1539); the tune, whose composer remains unknown, had some earlier use. The tune name derives from Luther's German incipit: “Vater unser im Himmelreich….” Because VATER UNSE…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #542
Worship Supplement 2000 #780Page Scan
Include 1 pre-1979 instance



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