Psalm 22, Why hast thou forsaken me? Choir & Piano
This piano-SATB choir arrangement of Psalm 22, Why hast thou forsaken me?, features the text of the biblical psalm in its entirety. The opening verse, My God, my God, why has thou forsaken me? can be sung with either ALTO solo or semichorus. Bass solo or semichorus enters at verse 2, O My God, I cry in the day time, but thou hearest not…
The song is lengthy, lasting up to 15 minutes or longer depending upon tempos chosen. There are, however, three distinct portions of the piece where brief pauses could be inserted if desired. A key change occurs near the midpoint, and the time signature changes twice.
Music by David Albracht
Choir & Piano Arrangement by Paul Ayres
Song duration: approximately 15 minutes
Musical score is 25 pages in PDF format