Three Evening Contemplations (William Armiger)

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  • (Posted 2017-03-05)   CPDL #43423:     
Editor: William Armiger (submitted 2017-03-05).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 78 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Three Evening Contemplations
Composer: William Armiger
Lyricist: Dag Hammarskjoldcreate page

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SSA
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 2017

Description: Composed to celebrate the formation of the Girls' Choir at Gloucester Cathedral: Autumn 2016

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Original text and translations

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“Night is drawing nigh.”
For all that has been, thanks.
For all that shall be, “Yes!”

Give me a pure heart that I may see thee.
A humble heart, that I may hear thee.
A heart of love, that I may serve thee;
a heart of faith, that I may abide in thee.

Before thee, Father,
in righteousness and humility.
With thee, Brother.
In faith and courage.
In thee, Spirit.
With thee, in stillness.