Bridge No. 2 and Welcome Home (from 'Prodigal Son') (Chris Inglis)

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  • CPDL #07557:   
Editor: Chris Inglis (submitted 2004-07-09).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 804 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: please notify composer, he would like to hear responses.

General Information

Title: Bridge #2 and Welcome Home (from 'Prodigal Son')
Composer: Chris Inglis

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: STTB soli
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

First published: by composer

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Original text and translations

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Father: Thank God, son, that you’re home.
I’m a happy man!
Son 1: And I’ll do all I can to deserve it.
F.: Wake the house
Mother: Thank God, son, that you’re home.
F.: Light the lights! Kill the fated calf.
M.: I’m the happy one!
Let the wine, the ring, the robe confirm it.
Son 2: I’ve always listened to ev’rything you say.
Can you name a time
I’ve done any of your wrong.
But no one listens to a single thing I say.
And I’ve slaved for you, for oh so long.
F.: My dear child, listen to what I’m going to say.
You have ev’rything: all I have, all I am.
Come and rejoice, and celebrate with me
that your lost brother has come home again.