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Jesus Took a Towel

Song for the Washing of Feet

Chrysogonus Waddell

Text Author: Chrysogonus Waddell

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Vocal Forces: Unison with descant, Cantor, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Guitar: Yes

Instrumental parts included: C Instrument I, C Instrument II, B-flat Instrument I, B-flat Instrument II

Separate Instruments: Guitar

Tune Name: Jesus took a towel

Text Source: Inspired by John 13

Music Source: Desc. Kyle Cothern

Series: Ritual Prayer

Difficulty Level: E


Many liturgical traditions celebrate the washing of the feet on Maundy/Holy Thursday. This piece features a haunting congregational refrain, an instrumental part, and plenty of verses to accompany the ritual action of the foot washing.

One or Two C or B-flat instruments

Categories: Choral/Vocal, Liturgical

Liturgical: Holy Thursday

Rites: Foot Washing / Mandatum

Bible Reference: John 13

Number of Pages: 8

Language: English

Format: Octavo

Suitable for Children: Yes