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The Mountain of the Lord. C.M.

A D major fuge in 4/4 time. Composed 2016.

Text from Michael Bruce, 1781.

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  • Bristol Composium - 12 May 2017

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Behold! the mountain of the Lord
In latter days shall rise
On mountain tops above the hills,
And draw the wondering eyes.

To this the joyful nations round,
All tribes and tongues, shall flow;
Up to the hill of God, they'll say,
And to his house we'll go.

No strife shall rage, nor hostile feuds
Disturb those peaceful years;
To ploughshares men shall beat their swords,
To pruning-hooks their spears.