The world is waiting (Steve Draper)

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  • (Posted 2016-12-22)   CPDL #42383:      (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Steve Draper (submitted 2016-12-22).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 120 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: The World Is Waiting
Composer: Steve Draper
Lyricist: Steve Draper

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularCarol

Language: English
Instruments: Piano


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Description: A carol with modern religious words set in a blues style. It should be suitable for a good school or church choir, or chould be sung in unison by any group.

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Original text and translations

The world is waiting in total darkness anticipating the light The new day dawning will hold a promise the holy morn ing is bright Alleluyah Alleluyah Alleluyah Alleluyah Alleluyah Alleluyah We come to worship from many places just like the shepherds and kings And on this morning we add our praises and so the whole wide world sings Alleluyah Etc. Jesus is calling you make a new start Christmas is swelling the love in our hearts So when you re joining the celebrations and hear the old church bell ring We'll still be praising our heav'nly Father to make the whole wide world sing Alleluyah etc.