Comfort, Comfort, O My People

Text Author: Johannes Gottfried Olearius

Arranged by: Tony Alonso

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Item #: G-9461     Status: Available

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This is part of a larger, 14-octavo collection called Revival, G-9405, a series of traditional hymn arrangements for contemporary ensembles intended to lead and inspire the singing of the liturgical assembly. The texts of these timeless favorites are those found in the most recent GIA hymnals, but parishes and communities are encouraged to sing the words commonly sung in their worship. 

Series: Celebration

Text Source: Tröstet, tröstet, meine Lieben; based on Isaiah 40:1–8, Johann Olearius, 1611–1684, tr. Catherine Winkworth, 1827–1878, alt.

Music Source: Genevan Psalter, 1551

Number of Pages: 8

Difficulty Level: E

Vocal Forces: SAB, Assembly

Separate Instruments: C Instrument, Guitar

Accompaniment: Piano

Guitar: Yes

Bible Reference: Isaiah 40:1-8

Language: English

Translator: Catherine Winkworth

Liturgical: Advent 2 B, Advent 3 B, Advent 2 C, OT 14 A

Topical: Comfort, Hope, John the Baptist, Salvation

Season: Advent

Tune Name: Geneva 42

Scored for: Woodwinds

Edition Format: Octavo

Copyright: Arr. © 2017 GIA.