Written for flexible use, this new setting of the traditional hymn will enhance any Advent service as choir and congregation sing together the familiar text. Optional handbells and oboe (or flute) dress up the arrangement in a spirit of anticipation and hope. Performance options are included offering creative suggestions for assigning singing responsibilities.
Composer: 15th cent. French
Arranger: Margaret R. Tucker
Text: Latin hymn, John Mason Neale (1818-1866) and Henry Sloane Coffin (1877-1954)