The night is far spent (Myles Birket Foster)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2020-10-14). Score information: A4, 8 pages, 198 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
Title: The night is far spent
Composer: Myles Birket Foster
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Anthem for Advent
First published: 1898 Novello's Octavo Anthems, no.607
Original text and translations
Romans 13:12 The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.
Romans 13:11b It is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.
Luke 23:29a Behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say
Luke 23:30b to the mountains, “Fall on us”; and to the hills, “Cover us”.
Mark 13:33 Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is.
Mark 13:36 Lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping.