We Gather Here to Bid Farewell

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Source: Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #558
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Author: E. Margaret Clarkson

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Text Information

First Line: We gather here to bid farewell
Title: We Gather Here to Bid Farewell
Author: E. Margaret Clarkson (1987)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: © 1987 by Hope Publishing Company

Tune

WINCHESTER NEW

The original version of WINCHESTER NEW appeared in Musikalisches Handbuch der geistlichen Melodien, published in Hamburg, Germany, in 1690 by Georg Wittwe. It was set to the text “Wer nur den lieben Gott” (see 446). An expanded version of the tune was a setting for "Dir, dir Jehova" (see 203) in…

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MORNING HYMN (Barthélemon)

During the early 1780s François H. Barthélemon (b. Bordeaux, France, 1741; d. Southwark, Surrey, England, 1808) wrote MORNING HYMN at the request of Jacob Duche, chaplain at the Female Orphan Asylum in London, England. Duche had requested that Barthélemon compose a tune for the well-known morning…

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Timeline

Instances

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The Book of Praise #614

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #444

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Voices United #558

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