Lord, for Thy Tender Mercy's Sake

by Richard Farrant , John Hilton

Text Author: John Bull

Edited By: Edward W. Klammer

© 1987 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: SATB

Accompaniment: Reduction

Text Source: Latin hymn, 4th C., Aurora lucis rutilat

Series: Ars Antiqua

Difficulty Level: E

Description:

A lovely motet that asks for mercy and forgiveness, without the “overwrought” quality that many Lenten pieces possess. The homophonic delivery of the opening text proceeds to a brief flirtation with polyphony, before coming to a short coda on “Amen.”

Categories: Choral Vocal

Liturgical: Lent 3 C, Lent 4 C, OT 24 C, Lent 5 C

Rites: Penance / Reconciliation

Topical: Conversion, Forgiveness, Mercy

Style: Classical

Number of Pages: 8

Format: Octavo

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