Gospel charm emanates from this glorious anthem that brings to life the poignant words of Jesus found in Matthew 6:25-34. Highlighting the images of grassy fields, flowers in springtime, and birds of the air, the anthem reminds us that God's splendor exists in all creation - even in the smallest things. A solid gospel accompaniment provides a magnificent foundation for the rhythmic, graceful tune that's shared between the men and women's vocal parts. The piece makes a great addition to any worship setting or choir festival celebration. Sound file: ms. 1-56
Voicing: SATB and piano
Composer: James E. Clemens
Text: David Wright
Season: Epiphany; Ordinary/General
Lectionary: Year A - Epiphany - Eighth Sunday after the Epiphany; Year A - Season after Pentecost - Proper 3 (8)
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