When through the torn sail (Gustav Stolpe)

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  • (Posted 2006-04-06)  CPDL #11342:     
Editor: Noel Stoutenburg (submitted 2006-04-06).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 25 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
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General Information

Title: When through the torn sail
Composer: Gustav Stolpe
Lyricist: Reginald Heber

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella, optional keyboard

First published: 1925 in The Hymnal. Augustana Book Concern. Rock Island, IL
Description: Based on tune "Dig, Jesus, min dyreste". Since the lines of this tune are in Amphibrachic quadrameter, Heber's text is one of the few that will fit.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at When through the torn sail.