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God Will Lead Us Home

Chris de Silva

Text Author: Chris de Silva

Translator: Chris de Silva

© 2012 GIA.

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Item #: G-8315     Status: Available

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Vocal Forces: SATB, Cantor, Solo, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Guitar: Yes

Separate Instruments: Oboe, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Guitar

Text Source: Vv. "In paradisum"

Series: Celebration

Difficulty Level: E/M


This tender song of farewell incorporates Chris’ original text with a modern harmonization of In paradisum (Mode VII) in Latin. A simple, arpeggiated accompaniment reflects the compassionate comfort of this graceful song for funerals. Optional string quartet and oboe parts are available separately and add to the expressiveness of this piece.

For Cantor or Solo, SATB choir, and assembly this touching original work by Chris de Silva quotes the Latin chant In paradisum and offers solace and hope for those who have suffered loss.

For cantor or soloist.

Categories: Choral/Vocal

Seasonal: Lent

Rites: Order of Christian Funerals

Topical: Funeral

Number of Pages: 12

Language: English; Latin

Format: Octavo