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For Beauty of Meadows

Author: Walter Farquharson

Farquharson, Walter Henry. (Rosetown, Saskatchewan, May 30, 1936- ). United Church. University of Saskatchewan, B.A., 1957; B.D., 1961 (St. Andrew's College). His single pastorate (1961- ) has been a "tentmaker" ministry" at Saltcoats, Sask., which he combined with teaching English in the town's high school, and which he has from time to time shared with other clergy, notably Margaret Joyce Dickin. Many of his hymns have been set to music by Ron Klusmeier. --Hugh D. McKellar, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: For beauty of meadows, for grandeur of trees
Title: For Beauty of Meadows
Author: Walter Farquharson (1969)
Meter: 11.11.11.11
Copyright: Words © 1971 Walter Farquharson

Tune

ST. DENIO

ST. DENIO is based on "Can mlynedd i nawr" ("A Hundred Years from Now"), a traditional Welsh ballad popular in the early nineteenth century. It was first published as a hymn tune in John Roberts's Caniadau y Cyssegr (Hymns of the Sanctuary, 1839). The tune title refers to St. Denis, the patron saint…

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Celebrating Grace Hymnal #666

Chalice Hymnal #696

The Covenant Hymnal #711

The Worshiping Church #383

Worship and Rejoice #28

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