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Hymn Song ID unknown ?

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What hymn / song is this?

In the video, it is described as "the one about the fellow with the harp".

I searched for a long time already but without title/lyrics it is impossible.

Some words may be: "sing pray ... though I fault"  "praying to his angel voice" or "praying to his ancient voice"

You can hear it in this YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/65_DFbzQah0?list=PL4809AF1CA7DC7D9D&t=330&nbsp

It is a scene from Sense and Sensibility (1971 tv series) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0254768/ 

Maybe someone heard it elsewhere.

Thank You.


According to IMDB in the first episode of "Sense and Sensibility" - "Farewell to Norland" - the hymn is "David of the White Rock." The words are by John Ceiriog Hughes and the music is by David Owen. We do not have it in our collection

Yes it is!  Thank you very much.   I had searched IMDB, but not the individual episodes.

The music melody is correct, the english lyrics I can hear are different, but there would be many ways to translate an old welsh poem.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dafydd_y_Garreg_Wen; "Dafydd y Garreg Wen is a traditional Welsh musical air and folk song.
There is a tradition that as Owen lay on his death bed, he called for his harp and composed the tune of the haunting song.
The words were added more than a hundred years later by the poet John Ceiriog Hughes (1832–1887). "




David lay dying, his harp by his side.
"Sing, brave harp, sing, though I falter," he cried.
 Faint is his aged voice, but his spirit is so strong.
 Mountains and valleys all echo his song.
 David our minstrel, we hear thy voice still.
 That sweet sound lingers in valley and hill.
 Thy brave heart beats with each song that we sing.
 Through all the ages, that echo shall ring.

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