Once We Sang and Danced with Gladness | Download Edition

Text Author: Susan R. Briehl

Arranged by: Marty Haugen

Words © 2003, Arr. © 2004 GIA.

Item #: D-6305     Status: Available

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Vocal Forces: SATB

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Tune Name: Kas dziedaja

Text Source: Based on Psalm 137

Music Source: Latvian folk song

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E


A song of mourning with text inspired by Psalm 137. It calls upon Christ to come be with us in times of sorrow. The tune is a little-known, but compelling Latvian folk tune. The edition has four stanzas, each scored uniquely, and includes an optional page with all four stanzas stacked hymn style.

Categories: Choral Vocal

Liturgical: Lent 4 B

Topical: Grief, Lament

Bible Reference: Psalm 137

Style: Traditional

Number of Pages: 8

Language: English

Format: PDF