How Long Will You Forget Me

How long will you forget me, Lord, And hide your face away?

Author: Christopher M. Idle
Tune: MARTYRDOM (Wilson)
Published in 5 hymnals

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Source: Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #410
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Author: Christopher M. Idle

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First Line: How long will you forget me, Lord, And hide your face away?
Title: How Long Will You Forget Me
Author: Christopher M. Idle
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Publication Date: 2012
Copyright: © 1990 The Jubilate Group, admin. Hope Publishing Company

Tune

MARTYRDOM (Wilson)

MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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