The Bread of Life for All Is Broken

Text Author: Timothy Ting Fang Lew

Arranger: Carlton R. Young

Translator: Walter Taylor

Text Tr. BBC Hymn Book © 1951 Oxford University Press. Arr. © 2006 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: Two-part mixed

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Instrumental parts included: B-flat Clarinet, Viola

Tune Name: Sheng en

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E


A Chinese Christian hymn carefully arranged to preserve the intrinsic nature of the music. Fairly brief—and the unusual rhythms and melodic texture notwithstanding, relatively easy. For unison, alternating voices of men and women with Clarinet or Viola and Piano or Organ.

B-flat clarinet or viola part is optional

Categories: Choral/Vocal

Liturgical: Holy Thursday

Rites: Eucharist, Order of Christian Funerals

Topical: Funeral, Grief, Homegoing, Presence of God, Suffering

Scored for: Strings, Woodwinds

Style: Traditional

Number of Pages: 8

Language: English

Format: Octavo