As I AmWords by Charlotte Elliot, music by Edvard Grieg (Peer Gynt Suite) / transcr. and arr. Sheldon Curry SATB Choral Octavo Item: 00-34889
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From his Peer Gynt Suite, Edvard Grieg's haunting No 1, Op 46 (Aase's Death) is one of the Norwegian composer's best known melodies. Charlotte Elliot's "Just As I Am" hymn text is a classic. Sheldon Curry combines the two and provides vivid depth to both. The dramatic musical setting of Elliot's text offers a fresh perspective on words that too often become "automatic"; here they come to life in a emotionally charged new way. Perfect for general use, Lent and Holy Week. The optional keyboard accompaniment allows the piece to be performed a capella.