May the beauty (Michael Leuchtenberger)

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  • CPDL #21415:       
Editor: Michael Leuchtenberger (submitted 2010-04-11).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 29 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: May the beauty
Composer: Michael Leuchtenberger

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2009

Description: Meant to be sung in the style of Taize with multiple repetitions in a meditative mode. The lyrics for A., B., C. are intended as alternatives rather than verses to be sung in sequence. Premiered on September 6, 2009 at Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Oak Park, IL, USA

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Original text and translations

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A. May the beauty around us inspire our song,
 in light and in darkness, inspire our song,
 in light and in darknes, inspire our song.

B. May our time with each other inspire our song,
 in light and in darkness, inspire our song,
 in light and in darknes, inspire our song.

C. May thanksgiving for living, inspire our song,
 in light and in darkness, inspire our song,
 in light and in darknes, inspire our song.