O happy time of reaping, Fields flow with ruddy grain

O happy time of reaping, Fields flow with ruddy grain

Tune: FARMER
Published in 10 hymnals

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First Line: O happy time of reaping, Fields flow with ruddy grain

Tune

FARMER

The tune FARMER is marked by dramatically ascending melodic phrases and energetic rhythms in its opening lines. Sing in harmony throughout, possibly reserving unison for the third stanza. Use solid organ accompaniment; accompany with brass if possible. Presumably, the source of FARMER is John Farmer…

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