Divine Embrace (Tim Brace)

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Editor: Tim Brace (submitted 2020-06-18).   Score information: Letter, 15 pages, 190 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Divine Embrace
Composer: Tim Brace
Lyricist: Tim Brace

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: 2 equal voices, soprano solo, descant, + C instrument
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

First published: 2009
Description: A fairly easy piece using a melody from Guillaume de Machaut. Two equal voices form the foundation, then it builds with a soloist, a descant, and a C instrument on top. Piano does not double voices. About 4 minutes.

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Original text and translations

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R: Lord in Heaven, God most high,
Lord of mercy, Lord of grace,
we daily long for your divine embrace.

Lord in Heaven, God most high,
Lord of mercy and grace,
we before you bow our heads,
asking your forgiveness,
Lord, we daily long for your own divine embrace,
help us now to straighten our ways.