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Dream of Gerontius (ElgarE)

The dream of Gerontius

SATB double chorus+semi-chorus+soloists

Music: EDWARD ELGAR
Words: CARDINAL NEWMAN

Novello, 1900

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NOTE 1: Chorus parts only
NOTE 2: When the Semi-Chorus has no separate line, I have given them the Chorus 1 part

PART I

28 – 33: Kyrie eleison

35 – 40 (from 3 bars before Fig. 35): Be merciful, be gracious, spare him, Lord

62 – 66 (from 1 bar after Fig. 62) : Rescue him, O Lord, in this his evil hour

5 bars before 72 – 78 (from 5 bars before Fig. 72): Go, in the name of angels and archangels

PART II

31 – 41: Lowborn clods of brute earth

43 – 54: The mind bold and independent

59 – 67: Praise to the holiest in the height

67 – 71: The sound is like the rushing of the wind

73 – 100: Praise to the holiest in the height

114 – 116: Be merciful, be gracious, spare him, Lord

124-137: Lord, thou hast been our refuge