Why Stand So Far Away

Author: Ruth C. Duck

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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?]


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