Adapter: Doreen Potter

Doreen Potter (1925-1980) was born in Panama and received her primary and secondary education in Jamaica, where she studied piano and violin. She then moved to England where she trained as a teacher of music at St. Katharine's College in Liverpool. In 1957 she obtained a Licentiate of Music degree at Trinity College, London, where she played violin in several orchestras. She married Philip Potter, who served as general secretary of the World Council of Churches in Geneva. Through that connection she met Fred Kaan and began writing tunes for his texts. In 1975 they published Break Not the Circle which included twenty new hymns through the Agape division of Hope Publishing Company. "Let Us Talents and Tongues Employ" the "Communion Calypso" t… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Adapter: Doreen Potter (1975)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 55351 66543 23455
Key: C Major
Source: Jamaican folk melody
Copyright: Music: Copyright © 1975 by Hope Publishing Company


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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #673TextPage Scan
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Hymnal Supplement 1991 #770TextPage Scan
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Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #536Text
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #758Text
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #830TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Lutheran Service Book #930
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Sing! A New Creation #258TextAudioPage Scan
Singing Our Faith: a hymnal for young Catholics #244TextPage Scan
Singing the New Testament #166Text
Small Church Music #2070Audio
Small Church Music #3012Audio
The New Century Hymnal #347TextPage Scan
This Far By Faith: an African American resource for worship #232TextPage Scan
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #537
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #468Text
With One Voice #754TextPage Scan
Worship and Rejoice #39
Worship and Rejoice #369TextScoreAudioPage Scan
Worship and Rejoice #698TextAudio
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