Hymnary Friends,

Please pardon this brief interruption, and please consider a gift today to support the work of Hymnary.org. Here's why.

Each month half a million people visit this website for free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. Twice a year we hold a fund drive, and these drives are critical to our future.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure giving site. Or you can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team, our thanks.
Harry Plantinga

You Are the Seed

Author: Cesáreo Gabarain

(no biographical information available about Cesáreo Gabarain.) Go to person page >

Translator: Skinner Chávez-Melo

Skinner Chavez-Melo, an organist, conductor and composer who was music director at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Manhattan, died on Saturday at New York Downtown Hospital. He was 47 years old and lived in Manhattan. He died of spinal cancer, said his brother, Juan Francisco. Mr. Chavez-Melo was born in Mexico City, but completed his musical studies in the United States, receiving degrees at Eastern Nazarene College and the Union Theological Seminary, and pursuing further studies at the Juilliard School and the Manhattan School. He toured internationally as an organist and conducted orchestras in Mexico, Brazil and the United States. As a composer, he wrote works for organ, choir and orchestra, and contributed hymn s… Go to person page >

Translator: Raquel Gutiérrez-Achón

(no biographical information available about Raquel Gutiérrez-Achón.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: You are the seed that will grow a new sprout
Title: You Are the Seed
Spanish Title: Sois la semilla
Author: Cesáreo Gabarain
Translator: Skinner Chávez-Melo
Translator: Raquel Gutiérrez-Achón
Meter: 10.9.10.8 D with refrain
Language: English; Spanish
Refrain First Line: Go, my friends, go to the world (Id, amigos, por el mundo)
Copyright: © 1979 Cesareo Gabarain. Published by OCP Publications

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Chalice Hymnal #478

The New Century Hymnal #528

Audio

The United Methodist Hymnal #583

This Far By Faith #226

With One Voice #753

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements