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Corinthians 13 REP Suggestions SATB

Hello,
Can anyone suggest some easy SATB settings (or interpretations) of Corinthians 13?   The piece does not need to quote the entire text.
 
I am particularly looking for settings that are folkier or employ jazz elements (as opposed to classical).   Accompanied or a cappella.   These are for a community chorus.
 
Thanks,
Nick Page
www.nickmusic.com
 
Corinthians 13
New International Version (NIV)
13 If I speak in the tongues[a] of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. If I give all I possess to the poor and give over my body to hardship that I may boast,[b] but do not have love, I gain nothing.
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. For we know in part and we prophesy in part, 10 but when completeness comes, what is in part disappears. 11 When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me. 12 For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.
13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
on February 17, 2014 10:23pm
Hal Hopson's "The Gift of Love" is a classic. I actually like the two-part version as much as I do the SATB.
 
Some of my kids sang "No Greater Gift" by Ruth Elaine Schram in the All-East Tennessee Freshmen Choir in the fall. It was was a simple, lyrical setting of the text. I'm thinking about using it with my church choir. Nothing too hard or fancy.
 
I sang Joseph Martin's "Reflections on Love" in college. It was fun, nice back and forth between the men and the women, some good powerhouse moments but it's not a hard piece at all. There's some type of instrumental obligato in there but I don't remember what it was.
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on February 18, 2014 6:46am
on February 18, 2014 8:56pm
I've used this piece at my pastor's wedding a couple years ago. It's called, ""And This is Love"
 
on February 19, 2014 4:26am
Hi Nick,
 
I have an SATB, piano, cello setting that might be a good match.  It's crafted in a way that makes both text and musical material accessible to a wide variety of ensembles.
 
Happy to e-mail you a sample!
 
-SQ
 
on February 19, 2014 9:08am
Try Edward Bairstow's setting 'Though I Speak with the Tongues of Men'.  It's not widely known but wonderful.
on February 19, 2014 11:06am
Edward Bairstow - Though I speak with the tongues of men
Herbert Howells - Now abideth faith, hope, and charity
 
While the texts are exactly on point, they may be a bit too difficult for a community chorus.  Both require organ accompaniment, and neither are folky or jazzy.
on February 21, 2014 2:44pm
Nick
PHILIP STOPFORD wrote an a capella 8-part setting of the whole chapter for a wedding in Leicester Cathedral, England.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9j4gyB3hvQg
Called Love Never Ends it is published by Ecclesium
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