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Well may thy servants mourn, my God

Well may thy servants mourn, my God

Tune: THE CHURCH'S DESOLATION
Published in 15 hymnals

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First Line: Well may thy servants mourn, my God

Tune

THE CHURCH'S DESOLATION

J. T. White composed THE CHURCH'S DESOLATION in 1844 for The Sacred Harp (1844), edited by B. F. White and E. J. King. There it became a setting for the text “Well May Thy Servants Mourn, My God, the Church's Desolation.” Suitably plaintive for the text, this tune is reminiscent of other white s…

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