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Richard Shephard Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (Easter Version)

Categories
Anthems, ,
Instrument(s)
Keyboard [organ/piano]
Voicing
2-part, 2-part mixed
Original Publication
Quavers for Quires
Difficulty
Easy
Suggested Uses(s)
Description

A setting of the traditional English carol with an Easter text, for Two-part choir (mixed) IN CANON, optional baritone solo, and organ. SATB version also available.

Tomorrow shall be my dancing day;

I would my true love did so chance

To see the legend of my play,

To call my true love to my dance;

Chorus
:
Sing, oh! my love, oh! my love,
This have I done for my true love.

For thirty pence Judas me sold,
His covetousness for to advance:
Mark whom I kiss, the same do hold!
The same is he shall lead the dance.

Before Pilate the Jews me brought,
Where Barabbas had deliverance;
They scourged me and set me at nought,
Judged me to die to lead the dance.

Then on the cross hanged I was,
Where a spear my heart did glance;
There issued forth both water and blood,
To call my true love to my dance.

Then up to heaven I did ascend,
Where now I dwell in sure substance
On the right hand of God, that man
May come unto the general dance.

Contact

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

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