Too splendid for speech, but ripe for a song

Too splendid for speech, but ripe for a song : Vocal score

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for SATB and organ This well-known tune, attributed to William Croft, has been re-harmonized by Frederick Swann. Set to the text of a Thomas Troeger hymn which ponders the relationship between song and worship to God, this anthem is beautiful and accessible, suitable for any church choir. During the last verse of this inclusive and participatory anthem, the congregation is invited to sing with the choir ad libitum, which makes for an exciting and effective ending at more

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  • Sheet music | 15 pages
  • 173 x 268 x 1mm | 34g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • 0193870002
  • 9780193870000

Review quote

The treatment of the tune is both predictably brilliant, and brilliantly unpredictable, and the organ is used to fine (and challenging) advantage. * The Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians October 07 *show more