Henrik Colding-Jørgensen: I will complain (2005)

for mixed voices a cappella, SATB with divisi (Tuscania, Italy, 2005).

English texts. Copyright ã 2005 H. Colding-Jorgensen

Manuscript. Score.

 

Selected pages of the score.

 

Texts:

 

(Psalm 5:1,2b)

Give ear to my words, O Lord,

consider my sighing,

for to you I pray.

 

(Psalm 69:1,2a)

Save me, O God,

for the waters have come up to my neck.

I sink in miry depths.

 

(Psalm 25:1,2a)

To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul;

in you I trust, O my God.

 

(Psalm 3:7a)

Arise, O Lord!

Deliver me, O my God!

 

(Job 7:7a,8b)

Remember, O God, that my life is but a breath.

You will look for me,

but I will be no more.

 

(Job 7:11a,c)

Therefore I will not keep silent.

I will complain

in the bitterness of my soul.