$1.49 – $6.95
Two settings of these gorgeous words, suitable for solo, groups or choral singing. Guitar chords included.
First setting for community or choral singing ( SATB). A new lyrical, English and also soaring melody, very uplifting.
Second arrangement has a more upbeat gospel feel, with the same tune as the first setting…equally uplifting.
Lyrics Rosa M Turner
Music Andrew D. Brewis
O dreamer, leave thy dreams for joyful waking,
O captive, rise and sing, for thou art free;
The Christ is here, all dreams of error breaking,
Unloosing bonds of all captivity.
He comes to bless thee on his wings of healing;
To banish pain, and wipe all tears away;
He comes anew, to humble hearts revealing
The mounting footsteps of the upward way.
He comes to give thee joy for desolation,
Beauty for ashes of the vanished years;
For every tear to bring full compensation,
To give thee confidence for all thy fears.
He comes to call the dumb to joyful singing;
The deaf to hear; the blinded eyes to see;
The glorious tidings of salvation bringing.
O captive, rise, thy Saviour comes to thee.