The Desert Shall Rejoice (Ronald McVey)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2018-06-06)   CPDL #50044:     
Editor: Ronald McVey (submitted 2018-06-06).   Score information: Letter, 10 pages, 143 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: The Desert Shall Rejoice
Composer: Ronald McVey
Lyricist: Isaiah 35create page

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

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

Published: 2011

Description: Sacred anthem for SATB chorus for general use

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Original text and translations

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The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad.
The desert shall rejoice and blossom as the rose.
Waters shall break out in the wilderness
and streams appear in the desert;
the parched ground shall become a pool
and the thirsty land springs of water.

A highway shall be there.
It shall be called the way of holiness.
The ransomed of the Lord shall return to Zion
with songs and everlasting joy on their heads.

And joy and gladness shall be theirs,
and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.