A Touching Place

A Touching Place

clouds, a touching place

“A Touching Place”, a traditional Scottish folk tune. Words/text by John Bell & Graham Maule & music (Dream Angus). Performed here by Joanne Hogg & David Fitzgerald with the Choir Of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.

Music Video

A Touching Place
Joanne Hogg & David Fitzgerald
with the Choir Of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral
For key of C instrument

I @0:00
D         E   G       B     A      G     E     D
Christ is the world in which we move,
B              A    B    D2    D2      B     A        G   G
Christ’s are the folk we’re summoned to love,
B              A    B    D2    C2      B    A  G   AB
Christ’s is the voice which calls us to care,
B(low)    D     E   D     E      A      G      E    D
and     Christ is the One who meets us here.

II @0:27
D    E     A       G         E        D    D
To the lost Christ show’s His face;
B    A    B  D2   D2     B     A      G     G
to the unloved He gives His embrace;
B      A       B   D2 C2   B    A    G   AB
to those who cry in pain or disgrace,
B(low)      D         E     D        E      A    G     E       D
Christ, makes, with His friends, a touching place.

III @0:58
D       E   G     B  B     A     G      E D
Feel for the people we most avoid,
B             A    B    D2   D2  B A      G     G
Strange or bereaved or  never employed;
B      A       B   D2D2    C2   B     A   G    AB
Feel for the women, and feel for the men
B(low)  D     E      D      E E   A  G  E    D
Who   fear that their living is all in vain.

IV @1:28 
D       E    G     B    A    G     E     D
Feel for the lives by life confused,
B       A       B     D2    D2  B  A     G  G
Riddled with doubt, in loving abused;
B       A    B    D2D2   C2       B      A     G   AB
Feel for the lonely heart, conscious of   sin,
B(low)   D     E   D    E     A     G     G   E D
which longs to be pure but fears to begin.

(Repeat II) @1:56

PS: B(low) is a note that cannot be achieve using a recorder instrument. Only metal flutes or silver flute can reach it.  Just replace it with a “C” note if you really want to play the whole song without missing a single note.

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