Henrik Colding-Jørgensen: I will complain

for mixed voices a cappella, SATB with divisi.

English texts. Manuscript Tuscania, Italy, 2005

Copyright ã 2005 H. Colding-Jorgensen


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(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.