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Charles Wood Never Weather-beaten Sail

Categories
Anthems
Instrument(s)
Keyboard [organ/piano]
Voicing
2-part, Unison
Original Publication
Ash Wednesday to Easter for About 10 Panicked Singers
Difficulty
Easy
Suggested Uses(s)
Description

Unison or Two-part (equal) choir and organ.
  A setting of Thomas Campion's famous text by Victorian/Edwardian composer Charles Wood.  Also available in the original SATB version.

Never weather-beaten sail more willing bent to shore,
never tired pilgrim limbs affected slumber more,
Than my weary spirit now longs to fly out of my troubled breast:
O come quickly, sweetest Lord, and take my soul to rest!

Ever blooming are the joys of heav'n's high Paradise,
Old age deafs not there our ears nor vapour dims our eyes:
Glory there the sun outshines; whose beams the Bless├Ęd only see:
O come quickly, come quickly, glorious Lord, and raise my soul to Thee!

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

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