By the Rivers of Babylon | Download Edition

by Marty Haugen

Words © 2003, Music © 2004 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: SAB, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Guitar: Yes

Text Source: Psalm 137, adapt. Marty Haugen

Series: Celebration

Difficulty Level: E


Haugen interprets this text as less of a lament than a song of anger and determination. The opening verse serves as bold refrain with unison verses and optional vocalized choral accompaniment. The final refrain is sung in canon and can be repeated as desired.

Categories: Choral Vocal

Seasonal: Lent

Liturgical: Lent 4 B

Topical: Grief, Lament

Bible Reference: Psalm 137

Style: Folk

Number of Pages: 8

Language: English

Format: PDF