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KAS DZIEDAJA

Tune Information

Place of Origin: Latvia
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Incipit: 12351 23511 54321
Key: d minor
Source: Latvian traditional melody

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CAPTIVITY is a traditional Latvian folk tune; it is also known as KAS DZIEDAJA from the Latvian poem associated with the tune. The title CAPTIVITY is derived from its more recent use (especially in post-Vatican II Roman Catholicism) with Ewald Bash's paraphrase of Psalm 137, which begins "By the Babylonian rivers." CAPTIVITY is a rather reflective tune, almost haunting in its minor mode. It has a stunning octave rise at the beginning of the second long line. The tune is suitable for either unison or part singing. Accompany with modest organ tones or strings (guitars). --Psalter Hymnal Handbook, 1987

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