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I Do Not Sleep

Text Based Freely on Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep by Mary Frye

By David Lantz

Choir Sacred (SATB choir) - Grade 3
Text Based Freely on Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep by Mary Frye. Composed by David Lantz. Choral (Sacred); Choral Octavo; Performance Music Ensemble; Single Titles; Worship Resources. Alfred Church Choral Series. Ascension; Easter; Funeral; Holy Week; Lent; Pentecost; Sacred; Spring; Trinity Sunday. Choral Octavo. Jubilate Music Group #00-24242. Published by Jubilate Music Group (JU.00-24242).

Item Number: JU.00-24242

English. Words by Gene Grier. 1 Samuel 1:1-18, Psalm 22, Matthew 28:16-20, Luke 7:11-17, Luke 24:1-6, John 14:1-18, John 16:5-24, Acts 1:1-11, Romans 5:1-11.

An unforgettable memoriam: Do not stand by my grave and weep; I am not there, I do not sleep. I live in all your hearts. Inspired by an internationally acclaimed poem by Mary Frye, Gene Grier and David Lantz have created a song of transcendent beauty. Gorgeous key relationships, a splendid melody, and richly supportive accompaniment capture the very essence of this intensely powerful poem.

About Alfred Church Choral Series

The Alfred Church Choral Series (ACCS) includes scripture references and seasonal applications in every octavo. The series includes original works, choral masterworks, and folk, gospel, hymn, and spiritual arrangements.

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  • November 19, 2008 Enchanting piece of music

    The accompaniment is beautiful and the dialog between the male and female voices makes this a beautiful and haunting piece of music. The original lines of the poem have been adapted so that the piece can be performed in church. To me it gains by the text changes that have...

    been performed.

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