Cannot Dance, O Love
Catalogue Number -
SATB Choir with
Level of Difficulty - Difficult
Concert, Service Anthem, Easter
Perusal score pdf can be viewed while listening simultaneously to
audio track below.
Pages Music -
19 pages - 28 page booklet
Copyright Year - 2005
SATB perusal only
With texts by Mechthild of Magdeburg (12th c.) adapted by Jean Weibe Janzen, and Charles Wesley, PEL2049 I Cannot Dance, O Love is a lithe and elegant anthem which both dances and sings. Halley's new melody is interwoven with Wesley's "Vernon" in an intricately rhythmic, swirling dance.
Commissioned by the Greater Hartford AGO for CONCORA, directed by Rick Coffey, and the Region 1 AGO Conference, Hartford, CT, July 2005
Recorded for the
Pelagos double CD set
In The Wide Awe And Wisdom
I Cannot Dance, O Love
Jean Weibe Janzen (after Mechthild of Magdeburg, 12th c.)
Charles Wesley (1707-1788) from ‘Wrestling Jacob’
Love is the music ‘round us,
we glide as birds in air,
O blessed Love, your circling
unites us, God and soul.
- Jean Weibe Janzen (after Mechthild of Magdeburg, 12th c.)