Earth Was Given as a Garden

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Author: Roberta Bard

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Text Information

First Line: Earth was given as a garden
Title: Earth Was Given as a Garden
Author: Roberta Bard
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Copyright: © 1989 Roberta Bard Ruby

Tune

BEECHER

John Zundel's BEECHER (named after Henry Ward Beecher, his pastor) was first published in his Christian Heart Songs (1870) as a setting for Charles Wesley's "Love Divine, All Loves Excelling" (568). The tune is also known as ZUNDEL. Approximating the shape of a rounded bar form (AA'BA'), BEECHER is…

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HYFRYDOL

One of the most loved Welsh tunes, HYFRYDOL was composed by Rowland Hugh Prichard (b. Graienyn, near Bala, Merionetshire, Wales, 1811; d. Holywell, Flintshire, Wales, 1887) in 1830 when he was only nineteen. It was published with about forty of his other tunes in his children's hymnal Cyfaill y Cant…

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Timeline

Instances

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Singing the Living Tradition #207

Worship in Song #307

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