Abide With Me

Henry Francis Lyte

Key: C (C harp in 1st position)

Lower octave

2     2    -1      1      3     -3//  3    3  -2//  2 

Abide with me, fast falls the eventide

 2     -2//    -2    -3//    3     -2//     -1     2  -2/   -2  

The darkness deepens, Lord, with me abide

 2       2    -1    1     3    3    -2//    -2//     2    -1

When other helpers fail and comforts flee

-1      2    -2//   2   -1     1   -2//   2    -1   1

Help of the helpless, O abide with me


Middle octave

  5   5    -4      4      6      -6   6    6   -5   5

Abide with me, fast falls the eventide

   5      -5      6      -6    6      -5       -4     5   5*   6 

The darkness deepens Lord, with me abide

     5       5  -4    4    6      6    -5     -5    5      -4

When other helpers fail and comforts flee

  -4    5    -5     5    -4     4    -5   5    -4     4

Help of the helpless, oh, abide with me


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