A Song of Hope and Peace (Gertrude Sans Souci)

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  • (Posted 2020-04-18)  CPDL #58048:       
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2020-04-18).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 53 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: A Song of Hope and Peace

Composer: Gertrude Sans Souci
Lyricist: Edward Locktoncreate page

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 1937

Description: This appears to be an arrangement of Sans Souci's song "When Song is Sweet". It is taken from vol. 2 of "Selected Anthems for Mixed Voices" published by The Frederick Harris Music Co. Limited

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Original text and translations

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Give us hope at morning-tide
When the night is gone,
Let thy sunshine be our guide,
Lead us safely on;
Though our road be rough and long,
Lonely each vale and hill,
Give our lips a golden song,
Father, bless us still.

Give us peace at set of sun,
Starry skies above,
All our tears and sorrow done,
Fold us with thy love.
So when life’s dark day has passed,
This our prayer shall be,
Call us to our rest at last,
Father, home to thee.