I Will Lift My Eyes

by Tony Alonso

Text Author: Tony Alonso

Arranged by: Chris de Silva

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Vocal Forces: SATB, Cantor, Solo, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Guitar: Yes

Separate Instruments: C Instrument, Flute I, Flute II, Oboe, Violin, Cello, Guitar

Text Source: Inspired by a 10th c. Celtic poem, Psalm 121, writings of Thomas Merton

Series: Celebration

Difficulty Level: E

Description:

Inspired by Psalm 121 and the writings of Thomas Merton, this impassioned declaration rhythmically moves with stately confidence, building to a crescendo that conveys with unwavering certainty that God ever walks this path before us. The tender melody resonates deep within the soul while the choral writing supports and enhances without detracting from the power of this poignant text.

For cantor or soloist. 

Categories: Choral Vocal

Rites: RCIA / Christian Initiation

Topical: Courage, Journey, Trust

Number of Pages: 16

Language: English

Format: Octavo

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