A gentle, 4-part canon from Carson P. Cooman
on a text by Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006–1088)
O God, give me a heart that I can pour out in thanksgiving.
Give me life that I can spend it working for the salvation of the world.
Easy and perfect for Lent! Your choir can start it Ash Wednesday, learn it by Sunday and still have time to get all those ashes off the floor. Any configuration of four voices, or even instruments, will work. Also included is a realization, and an accompaniment just in case you'd rather use that.