Calm the Tempests of My Heart

Instrumentation/Voicing: 
Flexible voicing: 2, 3, or 4-part chorus a cappella

A meditative choral response on Kirkegaard’s prayer for inner stillness and a quiet mind.

This chorale was composed with maximum performance flexibility in mind. This publication includes 2, 3, and 4-part voicings, suitable for treble, bass or mixed choir, or for congregational singing.

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Catalog Number: 
SEA-114-00
Duration: 
2:00
Total Pages: 
4
Commissioned By: 
American Composers Forum Faith Partners Program
Performances: 

Søren Kierkegaard

Text
Text Author or Source: 
Søren Kierkegaard
Language: 
English
Text: 

Prayer

Søren Kierkegaard, adapted by Elizabeth Alexander

Calm the tempests of my heart, O my God.
Calm the tempests of my heart, O my God.
Be still, O my soul, so that God may rest in thee,
Bringing peace that the world can never take away.

Lyric © 2012 by Elizabeth Alexander. All rights reserved.