Sing of Mary, pure and lowly (J. Guy Stalnaker)

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  • (Posted 2018-09-06)  CPDL #51219:       
Editor: J. Guy Stalnaker (submitted 2018-09-06).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 82 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Sing of Mary, Pure and Lowly
Composer: J. Guy Stalnaker
Lyricist: Anonymous

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 87. 87. D

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2018
Description: An original hymn, tune name ELLA, to an anonymous early 20th-century text "Sing of Mary, Pure and Lowly"

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Original text and translations

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1. Sing of Mary, pure and lowly
Virgin mother undefiled,
Sing of God's own Son most holy,
Who be came her little child.
Fairest child of fairest mother,
God, the Lord, who came to earth,
Word made flesh, our very brother,
Takes our nature by his birth.

2. Sing of Jesus, son of Mary,
In the home at Nazareth.
Toiland labor can not weary
Love enduring unto death.
Constant was the love he gave her,
Though he went forth from her side,
For to preach, and heal, and suffer,
Till on Calvary he died.

3. Glory be to God the Father;
Glory be to God the Son;
Glory be to God the Spirit;
Glory to the Three in One.
From the heart of blessed Mary,
From all saints the song ascends,
And the Church the strain reechoes
Unto earth's remotest ends.