夕陽西沉 (Day is dying in the west)

夕陽西沉大地靜 (Xīyáng xī chén dàdì jìng)

Author: Mary A. Lathbury
Tune: [Day is dying in the west] (Sherwin)
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Mary A. Lathbury

Lathbury, Mary Ann, was born in Manchester, Ontario County, New York, Aug. 10, 1841. Miss Lathbury writes somewhat extensively for the American religious periodical press, and is well and favourably known (see the Century Magazine, Jan., 1885, p. 342). Of her hymns which have come into common use we have:— 1. Break Thou the bread of life. Communion with God. A "Study Song" for the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, written in the summer of 1880. It is in Horder's (Eng.) Congregational Hymns, 1884. 2. Day is dying in the west. Evening. "Written at the request of the Rev. John H. Vincent, D.D., in the summer of 1880. It was a "Vesper Song," and has been frequently used in the responsive services of the Chautauqua Literary and Sc… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: 夕陽西沉大地靜 (Xīyáng xī chén dàdì jìng)
Title: 夕陽西沉 (Day is dying in the west)
English Title: Day is dying in the west
Author: Mary A. Lathbury
Language: Chinese

Tune

[Day is dying in the west] (Sherwin)

William Fiske Sherwin (b. Buckland, MA, 1826; d. Boston, MA, 1888) composed EVENING PRAISE (also called CHAUTAUQUA) in 1877 as the tune to Mary A. Lathbury's text "Day Is Dying in the West." The text and tune were included in the hymnal (1878), and the song was sung at vespers at the Lake Chautauqu…

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Instances

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Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #590

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