Set Me as a Seal by Joseph M. Martin. For Choral (SATB). Harold Flammer. Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Shawnee Press (HL.35028615).
Uses: General, Wedding, Concert
Scripture: Song of Solomon 8:6; Isaiah 49:16
Consider this exquisite choral tone poem to a paraphrase of the celebrated text from the “Wisdom of Solomon.” Reveling in sumptuous harmonies, this artful anthem gives directors many intimate moments to explore. The text, well-known for its usage in weddings, is also a moving selection during Holy Week displaying Christ's sacrificial love and foreshadowing the imagery of Christ the Bridegroom dying for his beloved church. Rich writing and enriching poetry! Duration: ca. 4:07.