Come, my Way (J. Guy Stalnaker)

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  • (Posted 2018-09-02)   CPDL #51161:     
Editor: J. Guy Stalnaker (submitted 2018-09-02).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 58 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A short hymn on the George Herbert text "Come, My Way."

General Information

Title: Come, My Way
Composer: J. Guy Stalnaker
Lyricist: George Herbert

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 77. 77

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2018

Description: A short hymn on the George Herbert text "Come, My Way."

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

1. Come, my Way, my Truth, my Life:
    such a way as gives us breath;
    such a truth as ends all strife;
    such a life as kill -- eth death.

2. Come, my Light, my Feast, my Strength:
    such a light as shows a feast;
    such a feast as mends in length;
    such a strength as makes his guest.

3. Come, my Joy, my Love, my Heart:
    such a joy as none came move;
    such a love as none can part;
    such a heart as joys in love.