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Blessed be our god

Composer
Lyricist
A. Bruce
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
1 minute
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Voice + keyboard
Instrumental parts
Not available

This is a selection from my "Common Mass" arranged for one voice and keyboard accompanyment. I did this because the hymn proved to be very popular after it's first proformence at christ the king church, and other cantors, (for all of the non-catholics out there cantors are people who are designated to lead the singing at a mass) wanted to use it, and that lead to this. The recording featured Mark Bruce as the vocalist. I told him to bring it down an octave, but you can do what ever you want with it. For the keyboard accompanyment I played the melody (not in octaves as designated in the score) using the chords to create the bass arpeggios. You can do what ever you want on the piano part too. This song tends to mold very well.

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