Lorica

Poet/Lyricist: 

St. Patrick (attributed)

Colorful and energetic setting of words traditionally believed to have been inscribed on the breastplate, or “lorica”, of Saint Patrick. A dramatic opening with an engaging piano, flute accompaniment.

Level: 

Moderate
Item Voicing/Instrumentation Duration Price Audio View Score Quantity
SBMP 800 SSAA, piano, flute 2:20 $1.95
Publisher Link

Publisher: 

SBMP
Text

Lorica

I arise today through
the strength of Heaven:

Light of Sun
Radiance of Moon,

Splendor of Fire,
Speed of Lightning,
Swiftness of Wind

Depth of Sea,
Stability of Earth

Firmness of Rock