Benediction I: Epitaph (Ross Anderson Smith)
- Editor: Ross Anderson Smith (submitted 2020-03-12). Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 24 kB Copyright: Personal
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Description: This chorale in the German style is suitable for the close of a church service or funeral. It can also be performed in concert as the first part of a suite, together with Benediction II: Trafalgar, and Benediction III: Faith. It is accessible to an average church choir.
Original text and translations
God was at my coming,
God be at my going.
May God be at my reaping
as God was at my sowing.
My life is in his keeping.
His love is past my knowing.