Into this world of sorrow (Percy Buck)

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  • (Posted 2023-10-28)  CPDL #76764:     
Editor: Drew Sellis (submitted 2023-10-28).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 52 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Into this world of sorrow
Composer: Percy Buck
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SAATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1933 in The Church Anthem Book, no. 37

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Original text and translations

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Into this world of sorrow,
Into this valley of rue and sadness,
Came Christ, our dear Consoler,
And brought man gladness.

Now is the time of his coming,
Now are our hearts with joy replete,
But, to lead men to Heaven,
He bread of tears did eat.