In 1994, for the 500th anniversary of the University of Aberdeen, Judith Weir wrote two settings of 17th century English verse and choir, entitles Two Human Hymns
. In 1997, Weir arranged the first of these ‘Hymns’ – a setting of George Herbert’s poem Love Bade Me Welcome
- for a cappella choir of mixed voices (SSATBB).
A piano accompaniment part is scored for rehearsal purposes.