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William Monk: Abide with me | Marianne Lihannah (Mezzo Soprano) | Liz Leachman (Piano)

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Published on Feb 10, 2012

The mezzo soprano Marianne Lihannah sings this very famous song & Liz Leachman is the pianist.

Henry Lyte was inspired to write this hymn as he was dying of tuberculosis;
He finished it the Sunday he gave his farewell sermon in the parish he served so many years. He survived only a further 3 weeks after its completion. Later, the hymn was discovered by William H. Monk (1823-1889) choir director and organist at King's College, London. Monk composed a new melody for Lyte's text in less than half an hour, the tune was named "Eventide." Monk was inspired by the beauty of a glorious sunset while yet experiencing a deep personal sorrow. This later version is the tune with Lyte's poem which has gone all over the earth.

Hope you like it, - and go well!

Marianne Lihannah

www.celebrationsongs.net
www.funeralsinger.net
www.weddingsinger-uk.net

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