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* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * PASSION SCRIPT * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

-choir to places (quietly) while orchestra tunes


-after Orchestra tunes, Tony to conductor's stand
* AGNUS DEI - all sing
-as written,
-then segue without pause into:
* BLESSED ARE THEY - all sing
-during Instrumental intro, Lisa L to mic ! "i#e $ to mic %
-Lisa Lucas sings &'( once
-)*OI& repeat refrain in + parts, "i#e gestures to include audience
-"i#e and Lisa alternate phrases of ,s , "i#e -egins, Lisa responds
-)*OI& sings &'( in + parts
- "i#e and Lisa alternate phrases of ,s ., "i#e -egins, Lisa responds
-)*OI& sing &'( in + parts
-O&)*'/T&$ plays instrumental of &'(
then segue without pause into:
0 THERE IS A LONGING - all sing
-1ay to mic . during intro ("i#e and LIsa remain at mics)
-1ay sings &'( once, $LL repeat, "i#e and Lisa gestures to include
audience
-1ay sings 2s
-$ll sing &'(
-1ay sings 2s .
-$ll sing &'(
-O&)*'/T&$ plays instrumental of &'(, 1ay and LIsa return to choir
places,
"i#e $ remain at "ic %
3a -it of silence4
-"el plays a simple refrain of 56recious Lord5
-as last phrase approaches,
Louise mo,es to "ic , Tim to "ic ., 1e,in /7 to mic +,

Louise:
(acapella)
"ONLY THIS I WANT
BUT TO KNOW THE LORD
AND TO BEAR HIS CROSS
SO TO WEAR THE CROWN HE WORE"
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(rom the primiti,e -eginning of human e8perience,
we ha,e found oursel,es ine8trica-ly -ound
to the de,astating consequences of conflict7
9hether from deep within,
neigh-or to neigh-or or nation to nation,
we cannot escape its challenge to
mo,e -eyond fear to truth and peace7
'm-odied in :esus of ;a<areth we are shown a way7
Tony cues Timpani to -egin a steady pulse on a low 5'5
Tony cues 1e,in to -egin the 6assion as timpani continues and segues into
;o7 ., 1I=&O; 2$LL'>
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1e,in:
The 6assion of :esus )hrist
$ccording to "atthew, "ar#, Lu#e 7 7 7 and 7 :ohn
31e,in lea,es mic as 1edron ,alley -egins4
0 1'=&O; 2$LL'>
0 >O?& 9ILL
0 T*' $&&'/T
3 Tim, Louise lea,e mics and Lisa to "ic . as Orchestra plays T$@ to 5T*' $&&'/T5,
followed -y steady pulse from Timpani on low (, on cue from Tony, 1e,in -egins:4
1e,in:
Those who had arrested :esus too# him to
)aiaphas, the high priest,
where the teachers of the law and the elders had assem-led7
/imon 6eter, who had fololwed them there,
remained out in the courtyard -y the fire warming himself7
$ ser,ant girl, recogni<ing 6eter, as#ed him:
5=o you #now this :esus of ;a<arethA5
6eter denied it -ut not satisfied with the answer, she as#ed once again:
5But surely I',e seen you with himA >ou "?/T #now himC5
5I do notC5 6eter insisted7
5But I #now that I',e seen you with him, I'm certain of itC5
59oman, I #now not this man5
upon these words, a rooster -egan to crow7
3flute caden<a (end of +a) segue into:4
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0 =O >O? 1;O9 T*I/ "$;
3after flute caden<a tag at end of song, timp -egins steady
-eat on low 5d5 as Lisa returns to choir and Louise goes to "ic7
when in place, tony cues percussion for Louise's first cue into:4
0 T*' /$;*'=&I;
3as music fades, timpani resumes -eat on low 5=5, as 6at O approaches "ic and
1e,in continues:4
1e,in: $t =ay-rea# all the chief priests and the elders of the people
decided to ta#e formal action against :esus7
0 T*' @O2'&;O&
0 9*O I/ T*I/ "$;
3timpani -egins low 5)D5 steady -eat as orch plays underscore ;o7 E
6at and Louise return to choir places,

3Tony cues flute phrase, then 1e,in continues:4
The soldiers led :esus away into the 6raetorium
They put a purple ro-e on him,
then twisted together a crown of thorns and set it on him7

3Tony cues o-oe phrase, and after a few -eats, 1e,in continues:4
$gain and again they struc# him on the head
with a staff7
They moc#ed him -y falling on their #nees and paying homage to him7

3Tony cues flute phrase, and after a few -eats, 1e,in continues:4
$nd when they had moc#ed him,
they too# off the purple ro-e and put his own clothes on him7
Then they led him out to -e crucified
3-rief silence4
3women of :erusalem intro -egins4
$ large num-er of people Foined to follow him
including many women who mourned and cried for his suffering7
:esus, turned 7 7 7 and said to them:
0 9O"'; O( :'&?/$L'"
3after song, as timpani continues low 5'5 steady -eat, Louise to "ic
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1e,in's narrati,e continues:4

1e,in:
9hen they came to the place called the /#ull,
there they crucified him,
along with two other criminals--
one on his right, the other on his left7

The people stood watching,
and the rulers e,en sneered at him7
They said,
5*e sa,ed othersG
let him sa,e himself if he is the
)hrist of @od, the )hosen One75
3timpani stops, 1e,in remains in place4
:esus sings
unaccompanied:

($T*'&, (O&@I2' T*'", (O& T*'> 1;O9 ;OT 9*$T T*'> =O
0 =$&1;'//
SILENCE, NO MOVEMENT
3chord from piano, )sus. for pitch4
Louise:
(acapella)
"ONLY THIS I WANT
BUT TO KNOW THE LORD
AND TO BEAR HIS CROSS
SO TO WEAR THE CROWN HE WORE"
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0 :'/?/ &'"'"B'&
"i#e -egins :esus &emem-er, Lisa mo,es into place Fust -efore singing
then BO9/, Tony will cue
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