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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…

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Instances (1 - 14 of 14)

Australian Hymn Book #248

Text InfoAudio

Glory to God #545

Hymnal Supplement 98 #911

Lift Up Your Hearts #97

Lutheran Service Book #937

Presbyterian Hymnal #603

Renew! Songs & Hymns for Blended Worship #295

Sing With Me #103


Sing! A New Creation #292

Singing the New Testament #11

The Australian Hymn Book with Catholic Supplement #248

The Covenant Hymnal #200

Together in Song #324

Worship (3rd ed.) #691

Exclude 2 pre-1979 instances
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