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SPRING (Everett)

SPRING (Everett)

Composer: Leonard C. Everett, 1818-1867
Published in 3 hymnals


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Composer: Leonard C. Everett, 1818-1867

L. C. Everett's largest and most popular collection was The Wesleyan Hymn and Tune Book (1859), published by the Methodist Episcopal Church South. The denominational dedication page in that collection says it was "prepared by Mr. L.C. Everett, of Virginia, a gentleman well-known through the South and Southwest, as an author and teacher of sacred vocal music." In his own introductory remarks, Everett's instincts as an educator are clear. He advised churches to offer a weekly congregational singing class "for the purpose of meeting together frequently, say one evening each week, to practice the tunes under the direction of a suitably qualified chorister or leader, and ... that the entire congregation be invited to attend the rehearsals of the… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Leonard C. Everett, 1818-1867
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 56551 32112 35651
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

O for an heart to love my God

For ever here my rest shall be

Jesus, the all sustaining Word

Jesus, the all sustaining Word,
My fallen spirit's hope,
After thy lovely likeness, Lord,
O when shall I wake up?

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3210
Text: Jesus, the All-Restoring Word
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