Evening Rest (Eva M. King)

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  • (Posted 2023-11-06)  CPDL #76980:     
Editor: David Anderson (submitted 2023-11-06).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 502 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Evening Rest
Composer: Eva M. King
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1902 The Fillmore Brothers Company

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Original text and translations

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Gently evening bendeth
Over dale and hill,
Softly peace descendeth
And the world is still.

Save the wood-brook’s gushing
All things silent rest,
Hear its restless rushing
On to ocean’s breast.

Restless life thus floweth,
Striveth in my breast,
God alone bestoweth
Tranquil evening rest.