New Music week 9: CANONBURY

52 in 52Here is a straightforward reflection on CANONBURY, a hymn tune derived from Robert Schumann’s Nachtstücke, Op. 23, no. 4. In 1872, the prolific hymn writer Frances Havergal wrote “Lord, Speak to Me,” the text most often associated with this tune. This setting could work as a short prelude and as a quiet musical interlude in a worship service.

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