Drop down dew from above (Charles H. Giffen)

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  • (Posted 2019-12-29)  CPDL #56434:       
Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2019-12-29).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 146 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC SA
Edition notes: Choral score, with rehearsal accompaniment.

General Information

Title: Drop down dew from above
Composer: Charles H. Giffen

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2019
Description: Introit for the fourth Sunday of Advent, as well as for Annunciation. The "Glory be to the Father..." is set in Anglican chant. * First performance recording (Dec. 7, 2019), by the Phipps Festival Chorus, Thomas Dahle, music director, at the Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wisconsin.  

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Original text and translations

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Antiphon (Isaiah 45:8):
Drop down dew from above, ye heavens,
and let the clouds rain down the Just One:
let the earth be opened and bring forth a Saviour.
Verse (Psalm 19:1):
The heavens declare the glory of God:
and the firmament showeth his handiwork.