~ Come, Ye Disconsolate ~
Hymn Info ~ Authors ~ Composer
There can be times in life that seem cold, dark and cheerless. As suggested by the pine tree in the picture, we can feel cold and alone. With everyone around us burdened by their own cares, there is no one to understand or care about us. The hymn " Come Ye Disconsolate" reminds us that God, our Heavenly Father, is always available to us through prayer, so we are not alone.
The language of the current hymn text is similar to the King James Version of the Bible. The use of "Ye" in the English language was already less common when the King James Version was published in 1611. By 1816 when the hymn text is understood to have been written, "ye" was mainly used in theological works. Yet, the poetry of the antiquated language is particularly beautiful because, in addition to the meter and rhyme, it is uncommon and makes us think about the meaning. Read More.
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We have received numerous orders for this wonderful hymn. Available arrangements are for Choir (SATB), Women's Voicing, Men's Voicing, Piano Solo, Vocal Solo and a free Ring (Hymn) Tone.
In our choirs, this number has been sung many times and is a favorite of our Stake President. We have recordings on our site of live performances for the SATB, TTBB. Piano Solo, the Ring Tone. Hope you enjoy.
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