O God our help in ages past

Mack Wilberg
Vocal score
9780193870550
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Description

Wilberg arranged this familiar hymn for the funeral of US President Gerald Ford. To distinguish this arrangement from the other known settings of O God our help in ages past, Wilberg chose a much lower key for a warmer, more comforting sound. Also, in the last verse, the melody is passed to the tenors and altos, which allows the outer voices to develop and further broaden the texture. Whether performing this work with piano accompaniment or with orchestra, it will certainly rejuvenate this traditional favorite.

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193870550
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 8
Duration: 3 Mins
Publication Date: 27/12/2007
ISBN: 9780193870550
Voices: SATB
Force: SATB & piano/orchestra
Instrumentation: 2.3.2.2-4.3.3.1-timp-perc-org-str
Level of difficulty: A

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