Scored for: SATB a cappella
Level: Easy
Duration: 3 mins 30

Other Info: Softly, with words and music by Will Todd, is a tranquil carol that captures the peace and spirit of Christmas. Featuring subtle suspensions, modulations, and time signature changes it will appeal to a wide range of choirs. Softly is featured on Tenebrae's 2014 CD Lux et Veritas.

Softly sleeping, sent from heaven,
Shining light against the cold,
You will renew me, waken my soul.
Bring me out of darkness and waken my soul.

Word of God born in darkness,
Gift of wisdom from afar,
You will refresh me, open my heart;
Bring me out of darkness and open my heart.

And may Your light burn in me;
May Your love endless be.
May You be always with me.

Child of God, sleeping saviour,
As You rest my world awaits,
Needing forgiveness,
Needing your kindness.

Now You have found me,
Waken my soul.
Bring me out of darkness and waken my soul.

Available to purchase from good music shops. Softly is published by Oxford University Press.


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Price: £1.70

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