Salutation! (Samual Richards Gaines)

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  • (Posted 2022-02-13)  CPDL #68048:     
Editor: Douglas Walczak (submitted 2022-02-13).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 56 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Salutation!
Composer: Samual Richards Gaines
Lyricist: Samual Richards Gaines
Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: SA
Genre: SecularUnknown

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

First published: 1925

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Original text and translations

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Music it was we brought from heav'n,
On an angel's breath so pure,
And it alone may we carry back,
As a thing which shall endure.
And thus uplifted do we mount,
Like some celestial throng,
To realms of world-forgotten joy,
On wings of living song!