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Psalms 42-43

Why restless, why cast down my soul? Hope still and you will sing

Tune: MARTYRDOM (Wilson)
Published in 1 hymnal

Text Information

First Line: Why restless, why cast down my soul? Hope still and you will sing
Title: Psalms 42-43
Publication Date: 1996
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1996.

Tune

MARTYRDOM (Wilson)

MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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