NOTE: MP3 file with Kontakt sounds attached for realistic performance, with apologies for the out-of-tune e-flat and the non-sounding third of the final chord in the "Amen"

See also the string orchestral accompaniment, also at this site, that provieds a full strophe of introduction and voice-exchange on one of the inner strophes.

This newer hymn tune (in comparison to the much older "St. Denio," or "Joanna")is the product of one of my many London walks during my younger years. Hence its inspiration was similar to that of "Park Lane" and "Oxford Street, which are the march and trio themes of "Day of Peace and Gladness," which also is at this site. As in the case of most of my hymn settings, the music came to me mostly all at once. In this instance, by the time I returned to the hostel where I was staying, the melody and harmony were completely in place mentally, and I settled on the text not long afterward.

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