Set Me As A Seal

Elegant simplicity is the hallmark of this stunning setting of a favorite text, “for love is as strong as death.” Straightforward rhythms, careful management of vocal ranges, and a judicious use of close harmony, put this work well within the reach of many choirs. Suitable for general use, as part of a commemoration service, or in a concert setting.

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Set me as a seal upon your heart,
as a seal upon your arm,
for love is as strong as death,
love is as strong as death.

Many waters cannot quench love,
Neither can love drown it.
Many waters cannot quench love,
Neither can love drown it.

Set me as a seal upon your heart,
as a seal upon your arm,
for love is strong as death,
love is strong as death.

Love is as strong as death,
Stronger than death,
Love!

Set me as a seal upon your heart,
as a seal upon your arm,
for love is as strong as death,
love is as strong as death.

Many waters cannot quench love,
Neither can love drown it.
Many waters cannot quench love,
Neither can love drown it.

Set me as a seal upon your heart,
as a seal upon your arm,
for love is strong as death,
love is strong as death.

Love is as strong as death,
Stronger than death,
Love!

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Elegant simplicity is the hallmark of this shimmering setting of a favorite text: “Set me as a seal upon your heart … for love is as strong as death.” Straightforward rhythms, careful management of vocal ranges, and a judicious use of close cluster harmonies put this work well within the reach of many choirs. A perfect choice for choirs looking to establish a more mature sound and musical sensitivity.

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