A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief #29 – with instrumental countermelody


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A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief is hymn #29 in Hymns (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).

Text: James Montgomery, 1771-1854 (Public Domain)

Music: George Coles, 1792-1858, alt. (Public Domain)

Our arrangement (©2019 CC) includes:

SATB for organ or piano, the same SATB found in the current hymnbook of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Choir or congregation members singing SATB parts can use the regular hymnbook.

Enhanced piano accompaniment which can be used alone, or with the organ SATB as a piano/organ duet accompaniment for congregational singing.

Instrumental countermelody which could be used on some verses.

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In this sample, you will hear the enhanced piano accompaniment throughout.  A tenor voice sings the melody, starting on the first sample verse.  An oboe plays the instrumental countermelody starting on the second sample verse.  Our countermelodies add variety to a song such as this with many verses.

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