Where is our Son? (William D. Thompson)

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  • (Posted 2011-12-28)  CPDL #24177:     
Editor: Justin Henney (submitted 2011-08-16).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 94 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Where is our Son?
Composer: William D. Thompson
Lyricist: William D. Thompson

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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Where is our son?
A journey long ahead.
And now this interruption!

Where is our son?
We travel back to Zion.
We search both high and low,

Where is our son?
Our hearts about to break,
His whereabouts a mystery.

Where is our son?
From heav’n he came,
A myst’ry deep inside us,

Where is our son?
Among the rabbis.
About the Father’s business.

Making myst’ry plain,
God come to live with us!
In him, God’s love, God’s light.