Canticle of Remembrance A

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First Line: The righteous live forever
Title: Canticle of Remembrance A
Source: Adaptation of Wisdom of Solomon 3:1-9
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The righteous live forever
Notes: Responsive refrain to reading
Copyright: © 1989 The United Methodist Publishing House


MUNICH (Mendelssohn)

MUNICH has a colorful history. Traces of it run as far back as 1593 in the Dresden, Germany, Gesangbuch in conjunction with the text 'Wir Christenleut." A version from a Meiningen Gesangbuch (1693) is still used in Lutheranism for "O Gott, du frommer Gott." Felix Mendelssohn's adaptation of that tun…

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