Great Spirit, Joy of Earth and Sky

Author: Ruth Duck

(no biographical information available about Ruth Duck.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Great Spirit, joy of earth and sky
Title: Great Spirit, Joy of Earth and Sky
Author: Ruth Duck
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Copyright: © 1992 GIA Publications, Inc.

Tune

NEW BRITAIN

NEW BRITAIN (also known as AMAZING GRACE) was originally a folk tune, probably sung slowly with grace notes and melodic embellishments. Typical of the Appalachian tunes from the southern United States, NEW BRITAIN is pentatonic with melodic figures that outline triads. It was first published as a hy…

Go to tune page >


LAND OF REST (American)

LAND OF REST is an American folk tune with roots in the ballads of northern England and Scotland. It was known throughout the Appalachians; a shape-note version of the tune was published in The Sacred Harp (1844) and titled NEW PROSPECT as the setting for "O land of rest! for thee I sigh." The tune…

Go to tune page >


Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #530

Worship in Song #325

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.