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Abide With Me (Choir & Orchestra)

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By Henry Francis Lyte, William Henry Monk

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Choir, SATB, Full Orchestra - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Henry Francis Lyte, William Henry Monk. Arranged by Guy Bunce. 21st Century, Christian, General Worship, Christmas, Easter. Score, Set of Parts. 49 pages. Published by Enigma Publishing (S0.662157).

Item Number: S0.662157

This modern arrangement and orchestration of 'Abide With Me' was made soon after the passing of the British choral master and arranger David Wilcock and is therefore dedicated to him.  The first verse is given to a soloist (possibly offstage) before the first sopranos enter with the second verse accompanied by cloud-like harmonies provided by the second sopranos and altos.  The third verse is set for the tenors with further building of sound leading to a more traditional setting for the final verses.  The last verse includes a new descant for the sopranos.

This arrangement is suitable for a moderate to advanced level choir, and the audience or congregation can join in with the last verse.  Other version is also published for choir and organ.


Fl 1.2, Ob 1.2, Cl 1.2, Bsn 1.2, Hrn, 1.2, Tpt 1.2.3, Tbn 1.2, Tba, Per, Timp, Strings, Choir

The purchase includes the score and parts (you may make multiple copies of the each part as needed).

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