Abide With Me


The original key of "Abide With Me" by Paul Halley is E flat major. The song is a hymn that was first published in 1847 and written by Henry Francis Lyte. It is a popular Christian song that is often sung at funerals and memorial services. Paul Halley, a Canadian composer and musician, arranged the hymn in a contemporary choral style. The melody is soothing and uplifting, with a beautiful blend of harmonies. A noteworthy fact is that "Abide With Me" was said to be Mahatma Gandhi's favorite hymn.