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Posted By: IanC
22-May-01 - 08:33 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Be Thou My Vision / Slane
Subject: RE: Be Thou My Vision -do ya know this Irish Tune
Info from the Anglican Hymnal site Oremus

Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart [lyrics are copyright]
see #568 in The Book of Common Praise, 1938;
#253 in The Hymnbook, 1971;
#488 in The Hymnal 1982;
#343 inHymns Ancient and Modern New Standard;
and #339 in The New English Hymnal]

Words: Ancient Irish hymn; trans. Mary Byrne and versified by Eleanor Hull, 1927

Music: Slane

(the tune had already been used in earlier hymnals for "Lord of All Hopefulness" and others)

Cheers!
Ian

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