Wisdom, Come Softly

by Martin Barry

Text Author: Diane Murden

© 2006 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: SATB, Solo

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Guitar: Yes

Separate Instruments: Guitar

Text Source: Based on Wisdom 6:15; 7:7–11, 23–27

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E

Description:

Text from the Book of Wisdom cast as a prayer invoking the Holy Spirit to come down, with a gentle, hauntingly captivating tune set first in unison, then SATB. The 27-measure structure of the tune (3 9-bar phrases) has an ingenious rhythm. A lovely, lovely piece.

Categories: Choral Vocal

Liturgical: Pentecost, Pentecost A, Pentecost B, Pentecost C

Rites: Confirmation

Topical: Holy Spirit, Wisdom

Bible Reference: Wisdom 6:15, Wisdom 7:7-11, 23-27

Style: Traditional

Number of Pages: 12

Language: English

Format: Octavo

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