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Hear Us, O Never-Failing Light

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Commissioned by Bethlehem Academy (Faribault, MN)
Mozarabic Easter Eve blessing

An evocative musical setting of the Easter Eve Prayer of the century Mozarabic Christians, who flourished on the Iberian Peninsula in the 8th-11th century.

Hear Us, O Never-Failing Light is the the first movement of the larger work, Pure Light Beyond Light.

Look Listen Instrumentation/Voicing Duration Level Item Price Quantity
2-4 pt choir (Flexible voicing) - Choral Score
2'00" ME SEA-134-00 $2.50
Sheet Music
2-4 pt choir (Flexible voicing) - Choral Score
2'00" ME sea-134-00D $1.50
Licensed PDF

Hear Us, O Never-Failing Light

Mozarabic Easter Eve blessing
Translated by William Bright

Hear us, O never-failing Light,
May our souls be lamps of Thine,
Kindled and illumined by Thee.
May they shine and burn with truth,
And never go out in ashes.
May we be Thy dwelling,
Shining from Thee, shining in Thee.
May we shine and fail not;
May we ever worship Thee.
May we shine forth inwardly
And the light of perpetual faith abide in us.

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