Come Unto Me (2003)

Arr.: Thoburn, Crawford R. (born in 1933) [USA]

Text by Dix, William Chatterton (1837-1898) [Great Britain] (1867)
Adaptor of the text: Thoburn, Crawford R. (born in 1933) [USA]
Published by Mark Foster Music Co [USA] , 2002
Ref. : 2173  (10 p.)
Text in: English
Epoque: 20th century (2001-2010)
Genre-Style-Form: Sacred
Mood of the piece: joyous ; pensive ; trusting
Type of Choir: SATB (4 mixed OR men + women voices)
Instrumentation: Organ OR Piano (1 instrumental part(s))
Instruments: Keyboard (1)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 1
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): A
Liturgical Use: General ; Lent ; Communion
Number of verses: 4
Musicological Sources: 15th Century Dutch melody
Biblical references: Matthew : 11:28
Comment(s): Poem inspired by Matthew (Come unto me, ye weary and I will give you rest), moves from resignation through struggle and on to triumph; skillfully set to a haunting Dutch tune which gathers breadth and builds though 4 verses to a dramatic conclusion.