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Light is Returning (Lead plus SATB or SSAA)


Light Is ReturningThis chant works well in ritual, worship, or even choral performance.  Suitable for congregational/audience participation. Perfect for Winter Solstice performances.

Arranged originally for the Indianapolis Women’s Chorus, it’s based on the song by Charles Murphy.

Light Is ReturningLyric: 

“Light is returning even though it is the darkest hour. No one can hold back the dawn.”


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Sound recording © 2002 by The Indianapolis Women’s Chorus

vocals – The Indianapolis Women’s Chorus
recording – Le Isaac Weaver