A Prayer for the Church

by Zebulon M. Highben

Text Author: Thomas Ken

Item #: G-8408     Status: Available

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This serene and prayerful entreaty contains powerful imagery of what a church is for all who enter. It opens with simple two-part singing that effortlessly develops into commanding four-part choral writing. At its end the piece appropriately quotes the plainsong chant Ubi caritas et amor… (Where there is charity and love, God is there). Perfect for the dedication of a new church.

Series: Choral

Text Source: Thomas Ken, 1637–1711, alt.

Number of Pages: 4

Difficulty Level: E/M

Vocal Forces: SATB

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Language: English

Liturgical: Dedication of Lateran Basilica

Topical: Anniversary

Recommended Occasions: Dedication of a Church

Edition Format: Octavo

Copyright: Music © 2013 GIA.