MIDNIGHT

MIDNIGHT

Composer: Andrew L. Skoog (1894)
Published in 2 hymnals


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Composer: Andrew L. Skoog

Skoog, Andrew L. (Gunnarskog, Sweden, December 17, 1856 [sic]--October 30, 1934, Minneapolis, Minnesota). Evangelical Covenant. Son of pietists. Tailor's apprentice at 10. Family emigrated to St. Paul, Minn., when Andrew was 13. Only formal music training was 12 lessons on a melodeon. Organist, choir director, and Sunday School superintendent in Swedish Tabernacle, Minneapolis, 1886-1916. Co-editor of hymnals: Evangelii Basun I & II, 1881-1883; Lilla Basunen, 1890; and Jubelklangen, 1896. Was in editorial committee of Covenant's first three hymnals: Sions Basun, 1908; De Ungas SĂ„ngbok, 1914; and Mission Hymns, 1921. Editor and publisher of Gittit 1892-1908, a monthly choir journal with music; a series of ten bound volumes of choir selectio… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Andrew L. Skoog (1894)
Meter: 8.5.8.5 D
Incipit: 32156 16532 16232
Key: E Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

In the Silent Midnight Watches

In the silent midnight watches,
Standing at your door,
Calls the Savior, pleading, knocking,
Now as oft before.
He would enter with salvation,
Heart oppressed by sin!
Open now the door for Jesus,
Let Him enter in!

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I den sene Midnats Time

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The Cyber Hymnal #3061
Text: In the Silent Midnight Watches
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