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O for a World

Author: Miriam Therese Winter

Miriam Therese (M.T.) Winter discovered the magic of words and music as a child. She wrote her first poem when she was just six and a year later began to learn the piano. Her love of music followed her when, many years later, Winter joined the Medical Mission Sisters in Philadelphia, ready to begin her dream of traveling to developing nations and providing much needed medical care. During her travels, she developed a new dream, that of spreading care and love through song rather than medicine, and she continues to transform the world. Gloria Winter was born in Passaic, N.J., in 1938. After her high school graduation in 1955, Winter entered the Medical Mission religious community. When taking her vows, she received not only her habit, ro… Go to person page >

Tune

AZMON

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Chalice Hymnal #683
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #372Text InfoAudio
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #386
The New Century Hymnal #575
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #697



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