Click to enlargeBe Glad in the Lord! (SATB w/piano)

David Hepburn is a retired minister-of-music, choir director, band director, missionary, teacher, and school president, and a fine tenor and trumpeter. His many compositions are a testament to the works of Jesus he has seen in the lives of others and in his own life.

This song, sort of a worship chorus with and introduction by SATB choir, is based on Psalm 32:11.

The choral introduction is intended to be unaccompanied, but all four parts are on two staves, so is it easy to double with piano. The chorus is just two-part call and answer.

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Oh, what a change in my life there has been,
Oh, what a joy I have found!
Since Christ became my redeemer and friend,
New pleasures of life now abound!

Be glad in the Lord!
Raise your voice and sing praise!
Be glad in the Lord!
He'll fill all your days with gladness and joy
as you walk in His way!
So clap your hands, raise up your voice,
Be glad in the Lord!

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MP3 sound sample: entire piece (synthesizer/midi).

BE GLAD IN THE LORD! by David Hepburn for SATB with piano comes in a pdf file of 172K, with a four-page score and a license page, five pages in all. Performance time should be approximately 1:30.

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