Let the Lower Lights be Burning (Bliss, Philip Paul)

Sheet Music


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Editor Ira D. Sankey
Publisher. Info. London: Morgan & Scott, ca. 1890.
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General Information

Work Title Let the Lower Lights be Burning
Alternative. Title Brightly beams our Father's mercy
Composer Bliss, Philip Paul
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPB 2
Key B-flat major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1871
Librettist composer
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB)

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At night, a lighthouse provides the "upper light" but the lower lights on the ground are needed to safely sail a ship into the harbour.