75B. Canticle: My Soul Cries Out

Text Information
First Line: My soul cries out with a joyful shout
Title: Canticle: My Soul Cries Out
Author: Rory Cooney, b. 1952
Publication Date: 2012
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Scripture: Psalm 75
Topic: Biblical Names and Places: Jacob; Boasting; Church Year: Advent (10 more...)
Source: Magnificat (based on)
Refrain First Line: My heart shall sing of the day you bring
Notes: The themes of this psalm are echoed in Mary’s song (the Magnificat), which is freely paraphrased in Cooney’s “Canticle of the Turning.” The canticle may be sung at the conclusion of the reading. In anticipation of the congregation’s singing, a soloist could sing just the refrain at the beginning of the reading and after vv. 3, 5, and 8. Accompany the canticle with raucous keyboard accompaniment and djembe.
Copyright: © 1990 GIA Publications, Inc.
Tune Information
Name: STAR OF COUNTY DOWN
Arranger: Rory Cooney, b. 1952
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Key: e minor
Source: Irish traditional
Copyright: © 1990 GIA Publications, Inc.



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