What shall it profit a man (George Alexander Macfarren)

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  • (Posted 2019-04-01)   CPDL #53833:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2019-04-01).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 74 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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Title: What shall it profit a man
Composer: George Alexander Macfarren
Source of text: Mark 8:36-37

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredIntroit for St. Matthew

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 1866 in Introits for the Holy Days and Seasons of the English Church, no. 48

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Original text and translations

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36  What shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
37  Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?