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We Have a Dream

Adapter: Michael Forster

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Author: Martin Luther King Jr.

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Text Information

First Line: We have a dream: this nation will arise
Title: We Have a Dream
Adapter: Michael Forster
Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Source: Based on a speech by King
Language: English
Copyright: © 1997, Kevin Mayhew, Ltd.

Tune

NATIONAL HYMN


WOODLANDS

WOODLANDS is a perfect match for the bold text. Walter Greatorex (b. Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, 1877; d. Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, 1949) composed this tune in 1916, and it was published in the Public School Hymn Book in 1919. The tune's title refers to one of the schoolhouses at Gre…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #797

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #715

Gather (3rd ed.) #987

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #876

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