I Saw Water

Music at the Rite of Sprinkling in Eastertide

Leo Nestor

Words © 1973 ICEL. Music © 2011 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: SATB, Cantor, Assembly

Accompaniment: Organ

Separate Instruments: Trumpet I in B-flat, Trumpet I in C, Trumpet II in B-flat, Trumpet II in C, Trombone I, Trombone II, Horn in F, Bass, Percussion

Text Source: "Vidi aquam egredientem," cf. Ezekiel 47:1–2, 9; 1 Peter 2:9, from the Sacramentary, 1973, alt.

Music Source: Christ ist erstanden; surgit in haec dies

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E/M


Perfect for use during the sprinkling rite throughout Eastertide, this joyful piece ends with a flourish of trumpets, organ, and voices. The simple, yet uplifting, antiphonal refrain is glorious and establishes a jubilant opening for all of your Easter celebrations.

Percussion part includes Glockenspiel, Tubular Bells, and Timpani.

Categories: Choral/Vocal, Liturgical

Seasonal: Eastertide

Rites: Sprinkling Rite

Bible Reference: Ezekiel 47:1–2, 9, 1 Peter 2:9

Number of Pages: 16

Language: English

Format: Octavo