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The darkness now is over

Text Information

First Line: The darkness now is over

Notes

The darkness now is over. [Morning.] Given with the initials "E. T." or anonymously in Mrs. C. Brock's Children's Hymn Book, 1881, No. 14, the Scottish Hymnal, 1884, the Scotch Church Hymnary, 1898, and others.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Tune

CHRISTUS, DER IST MEIN LEBEN

Melchior Vulpius (PHH 397) composed this short chorale tune, published as a setting for the anonymous funeral hymn "Christus, der ist me in Leben" ("For Me to Live Is Jesus") in Vulpius's Ein Schön Geistlich Gesangbuch (1609). Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) based his Cantata 95 on this tune and provided tw…

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