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==Music files==
 
==Music files==
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{{Editor|James Gibb|2010-08-17}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|1|21}}{{Copy|CPDL}}
 
{{Editor|James Gibb|2010-08-17}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|1|21}}{{Copy|CPDL}}
:'''Edition notes:''' Taken from the ''Church Hymnary'', 1927
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==General Information==
 
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{{Voicing|4|SATB}}<br>
 
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{{Genre|Sacred|Hymns}} &nbsp; '''Meter:''' {{cat|10 6. 10 6. 884}}<br>
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{{Genre|Sacred|Hymns}} &nbsp; {{Meter|10 6. 10 6. 884}}
 
{{Language|English}}
 
{{Language|English}}
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'''Published:''' 1874
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'''Description:''' A setting of Catherine Winkworth's translation of Albert Knapp's ''O vaterherz, das Erd und Himmel schuf''.
 
'''Description:''' A setting of Catherine Winkworth's translation of Albert Knapp's ''O vaterherz, das Erd und Himmel schuf''.
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==Original text and translations==
 
==Original text and translations==
  
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<poem>
 
 
1. O Father, Thou who hast cre-| ated all,
 
1. O Father, Thou who hast cre-| ated all,
  In wisest love, we pray.
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In wisest love, we pray.
  Look on this babe, who at Thy| gracious call
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Look on this babe, who at Thy| gracious call
  Is entering on life's way;
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Is entering on life's way;
  Bend o'er ''him'' in Thy tenderness,
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Bend o'er ''him'' in Thy tenderness,
  Thine image on ''his'' soul impress;
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Thine image on ''his'' soul impress;
  O, Father, hear.
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O, Father, hear.
  
 
2. O Son of God, who diedst for| us, behold,
 
2. O Son of God, who diedst for| us, behold,
  We bring our child to Thee;
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We bring our child to Thee;
  Thou tender Shepherd, take ''him''| to Thy fold,
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Thou tender Shepherd, take ''him''| to Thy fold,
  Thine own for ay to be;
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Thine own for ay to be;
  Defend ''him'' through this earthly strife,
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Defend ''him'' through this earthly strife,
  And lead ''him'' on the path of life,
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And lead ''him'' on the path of life,
  O Son of God.
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O Son of God.
  
 
3. O Holy Ghost, who broodedst| o'er the wave,
 
3. O Holy Ghost, who broodedst| o'er the wave,
  Descend upon this child;
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Descend upon this child;
  Give ''him'' undying life, ''his''| spirit lave
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Give ''him'' undying life, ''his''| spirit lave
  With waters undefiled;
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With waters undefiled;
  Grant ''him'', while yet a babe, to be
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Grant ''him'', while yet a babe, to be
  A child of God, a home for Thee,
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A child of God, a home for Thee,
  O Holy Ghost.
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O Holy Ghost.
  
 
4. O Triune God, what Thou com-| mand'st is done;
 
4. O Triune God, what Thou com-| mand'st is done;
  We speak, but Thine the might;
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We speak, but Thine the might;
  This child hath scarce yet seen our| earthly sun,
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This child hath scarce yet seen our| earthly sun,
  Yet pour on ''him'' Thy light,
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Yet pour on ''him'' Thy light,
  In faith and hope, in joy and love,
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In faith and hope, in joy and love,
  Thou Sun of all, below, above,
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Thou Sun of all, below, above,
  O Triune God.
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O Triune God.}}
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[[Category:Sheet music]]
 
[[Category:Sheet music]]
 
[[Category:Romantic music]]
 
[[Category:Romantic music]]

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  • CPDL #22125:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2010-08-17).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 21 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Taken from the Church Hymnary, 1927. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: O Father, Thou who hast created all
Composer: Arthur Sullivan
Tune: St Francis
Lyricist: Catherine Winkworth

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 10 6. 10 6. 884

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella or keyboard

First published: 1874

Description: A setting of Catherine Winkworth's translation of Albert Knapp's O vaterherz, das Erd und Himmel schuf.

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Original text and translations

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1. O Father, Thou who hast cre-