- (Posted 2016-11-27) CPDL #42112:
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2016-11-27). Score information: A4, 1 page, 28 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Title: Come, ye disconsolate
Composer: Samuel Webbe
Tune: Alma Redemptoris
Lyricist: Thomas Moore
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Hymn Meter: 11 10. 11 10
Original text and translations
1 Come, ye disconsolate, where'er ye languish,
Come to the mercy-seat, fervently kneel;
Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish;
Earth hath no sorrows that heaven cannot heal.
2 Joy of the desolate, Light of the straying,
Hope of the penitent, fadeless and pure!
Here speaks the Comforter, tenderly saying,
Earth hath no sorrows that heaven cannot cure.
3 Here see the Bread of Life; see waters flowing
Forth from the throne of God, pure from above:
Come to the feast of love; come, ever knowing
Earth hath no sorrows but heaven can remove.