Triumphant and bold, this Palm Sunday anthem for mixed voices combines the 19th century hymn text "Ride On! Ride On in Majesty!" by Henry Hart Milman with invigorating new music by Taylor Davis. Recurring duplet patterns in both the vocal parts and piano accompaniment create ongoing 'two against three' rhythms throughout the anthem written in 6/8 meter. Melodic repetition and mainly unison voicing in the men's vocal part offer choirs with limited rehearsal time the chance to learn the piece quickly and easily.
Voicing: SATB with piano
Composer: Taylor Davis
Text Author: Henry Hart Milman
Lectionary: Year A - Lent - Liturgy of the Palms; Year B - Lent - Liturgy of the Palms; Year C - Lent - Liturgy of the Palms
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