Silence in Heav'n, Silence on Earth Silence within! Thy hush, O Lord, O'er all the world covers the din. I do not fear to speak of thee in mortal kind And yet to all thy namelessness I am not blind. Only I need and kneel again Thy touch to win; Silence in Heav'n Silence on Earth Silence within!
- by Alice Mary Buckton (1867 - 1944) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):
- by Gustav Holst (1874 - 1934), "The heart worships", 1907, published 1910 [ soprano and piano ] [sung text checked 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Geoffrey Wieting
This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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Word count: 58