Super Flumina Babylonis

By the Streams of Babylon

Mitchell Fund

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Vocal Forces: SATB

Accompaniment: Piano

Text Source: Ps 137(136):1–4, Latin Vulgate

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E/M


The mournful tale of the displaced Jewish pepople in Babylonia is sadly more relevant today than ever. An unrelenting, minimalist piano part supports stark yet still easy-to-sing dissonances to bring the powerful longing for homeland to life. Themes of Exile, Lament, and Petition.

Categories: Choral/Vocal

Liturgical: Lent 4 B

Topical: Exile, Lament, Petition

Bible Reference: Psalm 137

Number of Pages: 8

Language: Latin

Format: Octavo