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What a Gift to Be Gathered

At the Table of Jesus

Text Author: Marty Haugen, Tony Alonso

Arranger: Marty Haugen

Words and Arr. © 2010 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: Two-part mixed, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Guitar: Yes

Separate Instruments: Flute, Recorder, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Guitar

Tune Name: Simple gifts

Text Source: Secondary text based on "Ubi caritas"

Music Source: Joseph Brackett Jr., 1797–1882

Series: Wedding

Difficulty Level: E


A truly versatile piece for weddings! The primary text by Haugen (as heard on the demo CD) is great for the processional or as a gathering hymn. But Tony Alonso has also contributed a complete, secondary text based on Ubi Caritas that can be sung at Communion—and who doesn’t love to sing this ageless hymn tune?!

Flute or Recorder

Categories: Choral/Vocal

Rites: Eucharist, Marriage

Topical: Gathering, Weddiing

Scored for: Mixed Ensemble, Strings, Woodwinds

Ensemble/Orchestration: Quartet

Number of Pages: 8

Language: English

Format: Octavo