Voicing: SATB a cappella
Text: Psalm 51: 9-10
Notes: Completed in 2008, this anthem was first performed by the Concordia University College Concert Choir, Dr. John Hooper, conductor. Hide Thy Face sets two verses from Psalm 51, (Miserere Mei Deus) using the English translation from the King James’ Bible. It is set in a straight-forward, three-part form with the words of verse ten ("Create in me a clean heart, O God") providing the text for the contrasting middle section.
Hide thy face from my sins,
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Performed by: King's University College Choir, Edmonton, Dr. Melanie Turgeon, conductor, from The Voice of My Prayer (2011)
Performed by: The Canadian Chamber Choir, Dr. Julia Davids, conductor, from Sacred Reflections of Canada: A Canadian Mass (2015)