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Why Stand So Far Away

Author: Ruth C. Duck

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Text Information

First Line: Why stand so far away, my God?
Title: Why Stand So Far Away
Author: Ruth C. Duck
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: © 1992, GIA Publications, Inc.

Tune

MORNING SONG (Dare)

MORNING SONG is a folk tune that has some resemblance to the traditional English tune for "Old King Cole." The tune appeared anonymously in Part II of John Wyeth's (PHH 486) Repository of Sacred Music (1813). In 1816 it was credited to "Mr. Dean," which some scholars believe was a misprinted referen…

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[Why stand so far away, my God?]


Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Chalice Hymnal #671
Gather (3rd ed.) #671Page Scan
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #575Page Scan
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #786Text InfoAudio
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #648Audio
More Voices #72Page Scan
Sing the Faith #2180
The Faith We Sing #2180
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