He was the word that spake it (Colin Davey)

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  • (Posted 2020-06-04)  CPDL #59062:   
Editor: Colin Davey (submitted 2020-06-04).   Score information: B5, 2 pages, 206 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.

General Information

Title: He was the word that spake it
Composer: Colin Davey
Lyricist: John Donne

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2020

Description: A short setting of words from Divine Poems: on the Sacrament

Original text and translations

English.png English text

He was the Word that spake it;
He took the bread and brake it;
And what that Word did make it;
I do believe and take it