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Teach Me, O Lord for SATB a cappella 4°00” Darren Schmidt ance Af SD signex Sepes! Psalm 119:33-40 Teach me, Oh Lord, the way of your statutes; and I will keep it to the end. Give me understanding, that I may keep your law and observe it with my whole heart. Lead me in the path of your commandments, for I delight in it Incline my heart to your testimonies, and not to selfish gain! Turn my eyes from looking at worthless things; and give me life in your ways. Confirm to your servant your promise, that you may be feared. ‘Tum away the reproach that I dread, for your rules are good. Behold, I long for your precepts; in your righteousness, give me life! Scripture is from the ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®), copyright © 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. ESV® Text Edition: 2016, Used by permission. All rights reserved. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®, is adapted from the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. All rights reserved Darren Schmidt is an award-winning composer and performer from Baltimore, MD. Since graduating from Towson University, Schmidt has continued to add to his diverse collection of pieces (ranging from solo and chamber works up to full choir and symphonic band). His ample firsthand experience as a singer, F Hom player, and ensemble leader allows him to understand music from multiple perspectives: audience, performer, and director. The kind of music he loves most is honest, approachable, and compelling; it has the ability to reach out and meet people where they are. Schmidt endeavors to create engaging, meaningful, and enjoyable music, that resonates with people from all walks of life. When he's not composing, Schmidt enjoys teaching private lessons and performing with his barbershop quartet Pratt Street Power, barbershop chorus Parkside Harmony, and the 229th Army Band Teach Me, O Lord Soprano of your stat = utes; and 1 Alto of your stat utes; and ‘Tenor , of your te . Bass : Teach me, O Lord, I wil keep it 10 the Piano (for teh. only) Give me_un-der - stand Pine Weder - stand-ing, that ©2017 Darren Schmidt (ASCAP) All Rights Reserved dpscomposer com P with my whole P with my whole heart. my whole heart BP = with my whole = Sf ‘Teach me, Lord,the way of your le-light in ‘Teach me, Lord,the way of your Sf 1 de-light in ‘Teach me, 0. Lord,the way of your = f, : 1 de-Hight in ‘Teach me,OLord,the way of your he tes-tiemo-nies, and not t selfish gain! not to selfish gain! Turn my eyes from look-ing. at Tum my eyes from look-ing at P = Tun my eyes from look-ing at P. ‘Turn my eyes fom look-ing at = worth-lessthings; = worth-less things; > worth - lessthings; > ‘worth-lessthings; and give me A T and give me cresc, Dp B and give me s and I will keep it A T B (solo) Teach me, ©. Lord, P ser vantyour eT vantyour ser vantyour ser-vantyour pro-mise, that pro-mise, that pro-mise, that for your rules are for Your rules are for your rules you may be ‘Teach Me, O Lord + way the re = proach that 1 > way the fe = pro long, long for your by for your in your righteous-ness give me — Tite in your right-eous-ness give me life in your right-eous-ness give me—give me life. in your right-euos-ness. give 7S > me lite Y ma