And she went and came (from Ruth) (George Tolhurst)

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Editor: William Hale (submitted 2020-04-02).   Score information: A4, 11 pages, 321 kB   Copyright: Personal

':Edition notes: This attempt at a performing edition of one of Ruth's most celebrated choruses presents the accompaniment in an arrangement for piano duet.

General Information

Title: And she went and came (from Ruth)
Composer: George Tolhurst

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredOratorio

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard (originally orchestra)

First published: 1868

Description: George Tolhurst's oratorio Ruth was first performed in Prahran, Melbourne, in 1864, and repeated in London in 1868. "And she went and came" is the fifth movement of part II of the oratorio.

Original text and translations

English.png English text

And she went and came, and gleaned in the field after the reapers.
And her hap was to light on a part of the field belonging unto Boaz, who was of the kindred of Elimelech.