How deep the silence of the soul

Author: Sylvia G. Dunstan

After a brief, arduous battle with liver cancer, Canadian Sylvia Dunstan died in 1993 at the age of 38. For thirteen years, Dunstan had served the United Church of Canada as a parish minister and prison chaplain. She is remembered by those who knew her for her passion for those in need, her gift of writing, and her love of liturgy. Sing! A New Creation Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How deep the silence of the soul
Author: Sylvia G. Dunstan (1989)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Language: English
Notes: For another key, see 178
Copyright: © 1989 G.I.A. Publications, Inc.

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THIRD MODE MELODY

THIRD MODE MELODY is the third of nine tunes Thomas Tallis composed for Matthew Parker's The Whole Psalter (c. 1561). This magnificent tune is worth the trouble it may take to learn. Diephouse set the text with this tune in mind, since it kept coming to him as he was working on the text. Many may kn…

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