The Glory of These Forty Days

Freeman Lewis

Text Author: St. Gregory the Great

Arranger: Hal H. Hopson

Translator: Maurice F. Bell

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Vocal Forces: SATB

Accompaniment: Reduction, None

Tune Name: Bourbon

Text Source: Ascr. Gregory the Great, ca. 540–604; tr. Maurice F. Bell, 1862–1947, alt.

Music Source: Attr. Freeman Lewis, 1780–1859

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E/M


Using the tune BOURBON, this stunning arrangement opens with a drone in the men’s voices that supports the women singing the traditional tune. The depth of this piece and the accessible part-writing will engage your singers for years to come.

Categories: Choral/Vocal

Seasonal: Lent

Topical: Prayer, Sacrifice

Number of Pages: 8

Language: English

Format: Octavo