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Twilight Is Falling

Twilight is stealing over the sea

Author: Aldine S. Kieffer
Tune: [Twilight is falling over the sea]
Published in 61 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. Twilight is falling over the sea,
Shadows are stealing dark on the lea;
Borne on the night winds, voices of yore
Come from the far off shore.

Refrain
Far away beyond the starlit skies,
Where the love-light never, never dies,
Gleameth a mansion, filled with delight,
Sweet happy home so bright!

2. Voices of loved ones, songs of the past,
Still linger round me while life shall last;
Lonely I wander, sadly I roam,
Seeking that far off home. [Refrain]

3. Come in the twilight, come, come to me!
Bringing some message over the sea,
Cheering my pathway while here I roam,
Seeking that far off home. [Refrain]

Author: Aldine S. Kieffer

Full name Aldine Silliman Kiefer Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Twilight is stealing over the sea
Title: Twilight Is Falling
Author: Aldine S. Kieffer
Source: Hours of Fancy, or Vigil and Vision (Dayton, Virginia: 1881)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Far away beyond the starlit skies
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6978
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Clarion Call #11

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6978

The Star of Bethlehem #22a

Include 58 pre-1979 instances
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