Now with the fast-departing light (Elgar, Edward)

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Editor John Morrison
Translator Edward Caswall (1814-1878), English text translated from Latin
Publisher. Info. John Morrison
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General Information

Work Title Now with the fast-departing light
Alternative. Title Hymn tune in G - Te lucis ante terminum - Broadheath
Composer Elgar, Edward
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEE 149
Key G major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1878
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB). piano
Extra Information The hymn is Edward Caswall's translation of the Latin words of the Compline hymn Te lucis ante terminum. It was set to music by Elgar three months after Caswall's death.