Standing Before My Savior — Spiritual Vocal Solo

Lyrics by Mark J. Stoddard

Music by Puccini

Arrangement by Eric L. Stoddard

The lyrics for Standing Before My Savior  are clothed in the great Puccini aria, O Mio Babbino Caro. It creates the image of you standing before the Savior after you leave this earth life in a tender scene. Puccini’s ethereal music deserves to be sung in sacred venues but his Italian lyrics about a spoiled girl who is threatening her father that she’ll jump off a bridge if he won’t let her go meet her boyfriend are not appropriate for a sacred setting. Standing Before My Savior is a way to sing this heavenly song in a sacred setting.


READ:

The SOLO lyrics in PDF form: standingbeforelyric

ALSO, the first page of the SOLO sheet music (from the Soprano edition): standingbeforesopranop1

 

COMMENTS:

“I adore this arrangement of one of the most beautiful melodies ever composed. Thank you so much for sharing this.  My students and subsequent congregations will be eternally grateful.” — Susan Shepherd

LISTEN:

VOCAL DEMOS with Ryan Taylor singing BARITONE:


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  • SOPRANO SOLO [Key of A]: $3.00 + shipping and Maine Sales Tax (you may make 2 copies from the PDF file)
  • MEZZO SOLO [Key of F]: $3.00 + shipping and Maine Sales Tax (you may make 2 copies from the PDF file)
  • TENOR SOLO [Key of G]: $3.00 + shipping and Maine Sales Tax (you may make 2 copies from the PDF file)
  • BARITONE SOLO [Key of Eb): $3.00 + shipping and Maine Sales Tax (you may make 2 copies from the PDF file)
  • ALL FOUR Vocal Solos (above) in 1 document: $9.95 + shipping and Maine Sales Tax (you may make 2 copies from the PDF file) (ideal for music teachers, coaches and professional tutors who have multiple students wanting to use the same arrangement)

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