Jesu, Jesu, the very thought is sweet

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Difficulty
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Voicing(s)
SAB
Category
Instrumental Only?
No
Description

A setting of the medieval hymn attributed to St. Bernard of Clairvaux.
 SAB, organ and chimes (or handbells or tubular bells).
  Haunting, atmospheric, and mysterious at the beginning, then tender and longing. Also available in SATB voicing.

Audio
Lyrics

Jesu! the very thought is sweet!
In that dear Name all heart-joys meet;

No word is sung more sweet than this:

No name is heard more full of bliss;
Than Jesus, Son of God most high.