for SATB and organ, or orchestra and organ
This invigorating arrangement of a well-loved hymn is the ideal choice for services and concerts throughout the year. Opening with a strong unison melody, each verse is presented in a new vocal scoring, underpinned by a vibrant organ accompaniment. Cleverly balancing full harmonies with accessible vocal lines, Mack Wilberg offers a truly uplifting anthem ideal for the amateur and professional choir alike. Orchestral material is available on hire (3 fl, 2ob, 2cl, 2bsn, 4hn, 3tpt, 3tbn, tba,
timp, perc, org, str).
Mack Wilberg was appointed Music Director of The Tabernacle Choir in 2008, having served as Associate Music Director since 1999. He is a former professor of music at Brigham Young University, where he received his bachelor's degree; his master's and doctoral degrees are from the University of Southern California. Alongside Wilberg's conducting responsibilities he is active as a pianist, choral clinician, composer, arranger, and guest conductor throughout the United States and abroad. In addition to the many compositions he has written for The Tabernacle Choir, his works have been performed by artists such as Renee Fleming, Frederica von Stade, Bryn Terfel, Rolando Villazon, Deborah Voigt, and The King's Singers. Wilberg's arrangements and compositions are performed and recorded all over the world.