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Roland E. Martin King of Glory, King of Peace

Categories
Anthems, Evening Service
Instrument(s)
Keyboard [organ/piano]
Voicing
2-part, 2-part mixed
Original Publication
Sewanee Composer's Project - Vol. 18
Difficulty
Moderately Easy
Suggested Uses(s)
Description

For two-part choir and organ. An ecstatic setting of the George Herbert poem. Not too difficult and REALLY nice. (Really!) Also available for SATB choir. The recording here is of the SATB version.

King of glory, King of peace,
I will love thee;
and that love may never cease,
I will move thee.
Thou hast granted my request,
thou hast heard me;
thou didst note my working breast,
thou hast spared me.

Wherefore with my utmost art
I will sing thee,
and the cream of all my heart
I will bring thee.
Though my sins against me cried,
thou didst clear me;
and alone, when they replied,
thou didst hear me.

Seven whole days, not one in seven,
I will praise thee;
in my heart, though not in heaven,
I can raise thee.
Small it is, in this poor sort
to enroll thee:
e'en eternity's too short
to extol thee.

Contact

Mark Schweizer
P.O. Box 249
Tryon, North Carolina 28782
Phone 828.859.0323
Toll Free 877.822.0304

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