Category:   MUSIC IN WORSHIP
Composer:   Carl Schalk
Arranger:   NA
Publisher:   Augsburg
Edition:   11-10803
Voicing:   SATB
Setting:   A Cappella

Reviewer:   

Dan Wagner
Crystal Evangelical Free Church – Crystal 1998
R&R Chair Music in Worship

Schalk sets the Revelation text sensitively and poignantly. The style is that of flowing choral chant, alternatively polyphonic and then homophonic. The alto and tenor soli are very short, and are free chant. The alto solo is low, and the tenor solo remains on the staff and would work as well with a good baritone. There are a couple of 8-part measures and a nine-part cadential chord, however if tuning is good, a small choir could achieve the adequate sonority. Moderately difficult.