A Seal Upon Thy Heart

I’d been thinking for a number of years  about how to embody attributes of people we love in a meaningful way when we don’t see them for a long time or after their death. The words are from Song of Songs in the Old Testament of the Bible. I find them hugely comforting when thinking about people I love.


Soft, defiant, powerful


A round in 2 part harmony that breaks into 3 parts. Part 1 sits within an octave while part 2 drops down an extra fourth.

Text Source

Old Testiment, Song of Songs Chapter 8, verse 6.


Set me as a seal upon thy heart
As a seal, a seal upon thy arm
For love is strong, as strong as death

What’s included?

pdf of background notes and teaching ideas, pdf of score, mp3 recording of whole song, mp3 separate parts


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