Birds and Lilies (Robert Page)

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  • (Posted 2020-08-10)  CPDL #60098:   
Editor: Jonathan Harris (submitted 2020-08-10).   Score information: A4, 12 pages, 524 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: An anthem for solo tenor plus SATB choir with organ accompaniment.

General Information

Title: Birds and Lilies
Composer: Robert Page
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: Tenor solo + SATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 2018

Description:

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Original text and translations

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Behold the birds of the heaven,
that they sow not, neither do they reap,
nor gather into barns;
and your heavenly Father feedeth them.
Are not ye of much more value than they?

Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow;
they toil not, neither do they spin:
yet I say unto you, that even Solomon in all his glory
was not arrayed like one of these.

your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.

But seek ye first his kingdom, and his righteousness;
and all these things shall be added unto you.