magic prayer (ssaa)


  • Catalog ID: S-145c
  • First Line: i arise from rest with movements swift
  • Composer: Srul Irving Glick
  • Voicing: ssaa
  • Accompaniment: alto sax (or clarinet/viola/oboe/flute), piano
  • Language: English
  • Country: Canada
  • Other: 2001, children
  • Score: View Score
  • Sound: Listen


Three Songs of Light was commissioned of behalf of the Mississauga Children’s Choir by Tom Bell.  It was first performed on May 13, 2000 at the Royal Bank Theatre, Mississauga, Ontario.  The text is based on Inuit poetry compiled by the composer from the book I Breathe a New Song: Poems from the Eskimo, edited by Richard Lewis.

The piece is published by earthsongs in three separate octavos: S-145a – The Light That Fills the World, S-145b – Magic Song For One Who Wishes to Live, and S-145c – Magic Prayer.