Benediction I: Epitaph (Ross Anderson Smith)

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  • (Posted 2020-03-12)  CPDL #57488:   
Editor: Ross Anderson Smith (submitted 2020-03-12).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 24 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Please contact me if you download this work for review or performance. All comments and suggestions are welcome.

General Information

Title: Benediction I: Epitaph
Composer: Ross Anderson Smith
Lyricist: Leon Ross Smithcreate page

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredChorale

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
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.

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Original text and translations

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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.