Holy is the True Light, and passing wonderful, lending radiance to them that endured in the heat of [the]1 conflict, from Christ they inherit a home of unfading splendour, wherein they rejoice with [gladness evermore]2. [Alleluia!]1
1 omitted by Dyson, Near.
2 Dyson: "gladness for evermore"
- by George Herbert Palmer (1842 - 1933) [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
- by William Henry Harris, Sir (1883 - 1973), "Holy is the true light" [soprano, SATB chorus, and organ] [ sung text not verified ]
- by Herbert Norman Howells (1892 - 1983), "Holy is the true light", 1936-8, published 1951, first performed 1950 [soprano, tenor, mixed chorus, and orchestra], from Hymnus Paradisi, no. 6. [ sung text verified 1 time]
- by Gerald Near (b. 1942), "Holy is the true light" [chorus] [ sung text verified 1 time]
This text (or a part of it) is used in a work
- by George Dyson (1883 - 1964), "To find the Western path", from Quo Vadis: a Cycle of Poems, no. 9.
Researcher for this text: Harry Joelson
This text was added to the website: 2011-06-24
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Word count: 37