Composer: Norman L. Warren (1969)
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Norman L. Warren

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Tune Information

Title: LISTENING (Warren)
Composer: Norman L. Warren (1969)
Incipit: 35163 12123 55462
Key: C Major
Copyright: © 1973, Hope Publishing Co.


Listen to my prayer, Lord

Listen to My Cry, LORD

Listen to my cry, LORD;
hear my humble prayer.
When my soul is troubled,
keep me in your care.

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In Your Arms, Lord Jesus Christ


Norman L. Warren (PHH 15) composed LISTENING in 1969 for another paraphrase of Psalm 61, a text, writes Warren, "which demanded a gentle tune." It was published in Psalm Praise (1973). Its two long lines flow together in apparent perpetual motion - they should be performed that way, too, with no significant breaks between stanzas. A final ritard is appropriate for the alternate ending on stanza 7.

--Psalter Hymnal Handbook


Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #365

Text InfoTune InfoAudio

Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #61

The Book of Praise #35

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #419

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