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Song of the Five Thousand

The canonic "table grace" refrain from Only a Couple Fishes
Commissioned by American Composers Forum's Faith Partners Program
Poet/Lyricist: 
Elizabeth Alexander

The "table grace" refrain from the choral piece Only a Couple Fishes, with abundance, gratitude and generosity at its core.  It may be sung with the choir or as a stand-alone song, as an a cappella round or as a unison song with piano.

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Song of the Five Thousand

Lyrics by Elizabeth Alexander

As we share what we have with each other,
Let us sing out joyfully.
May abundance lead to gratitude,
Then to generosity.

Performers: 

Children's Choirs of Trinity Lutheran, Watertown Evangelical Free and Immaculate Conception Churches - Joyce Harding, conductor (Watertown, MN)   * Premiere

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