Song of the Innocents
Words © 1995, Music © 2002 GIA.
Item #: G-5918
Sylvia Dunstan’s pointed, unsettling words resound: “God, hear the blood crying out from the ground.”
They find balance in O’Brien’s sensitive music for two solo voices and choir. The “miserere nobis” underpinning throughout provides a beautiful, comforting mantra.
A good piece to consider not only for Christmastide but also for the unborn or the funeral of a child.
Choral Vocal, Hymn Tune
Order of Christian Funerals
Matthew 2:16-18, Jeremiah 31:15
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