Fading, still fading   solo voice + SATB choir + organ

Composer:  T. V. Wiesenthal, MD (s.a.), 1826


 

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Recording:  not available  
Lyrics:   

Fa-ding still fa-ding, the last _ beam is shi-ning
A-ve Ma-ri-a day _ is de-cli-ning
Safe-ty and in-no-cence fly with the light
Temp-ta-tion and dan-ger walk forth _ with the night
From the fall of the shade till the ma-tin shall chime
Shield us from dan-ger and save _ us from crime
A-ve Ma-ri-a, A-ve Ma-ri-a,
A-ve Ma-ri-a, _ au-_ _ di _ _ _ nos.

 

A-ve Ma-ri-a. O, hear _ when _ we call
Mo-ther of Him who is _ bro-ther of all
Fee-ble and fai-ling we trust in thy might
In doub-ting and dark-ness thy love _ is our light
Let us sleep on thy breast while the night ta-per burns
And wake in thine arms when the mor-ning re-turns.
A-ve Ma-ri-a, A-ve Ma-ri-a,
A-ve Ma-ri-a, _ au-_ _ di _ _ _ nos.

 

Score:  Original edition: Sopr. solo + SATB chorus + organ acc.

other scores in hymnals:

1900 Peters' Catholic class book. 2vv + 3vv. choir + organ

1904 Holy Cross hymn book   solo voice

Score:   1906 St-Basil's hymnal   3 voices a cappella
 

No. 99. in Crown hymnal (Kavanach & McLaughlin, 1912)   solo voice + organ



 
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