Unless a Grain of Wheat Falls into the Earth

Marty Haugen

Text Author: Marty Haugen

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Vocal Forces: SAB, Cantor, Solo, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Guitar: Yes

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

Text Source: Inspired by John 12

Series: Celebration

Difficulty Level: E


Here is a setting of the paschal mystery drawn from John 12:24 in a relaxed, ballad-like style. The verses recall a number of the “I AM” statements of Jesus in John’s gospel as well as scenes from Lenten pericopes during Year A.

Categories: Choral/Vocal

Seasonal: Lent

Liturgical: Lent 5 B, Holy Week

Topical: Paschal Mystery

Bible Reference: John 12:24–26

Number of Pages: 8

Language: English

Format: Octavo