Category:   MUSIC IN WORSHIP
Composer:   Carl J. Nygard, Jr.
Arranger:   NA
Publisher:   Brookfield Press
Edition:   HL 08740511
Voicing:   SATB
Setting:   Accompanied

Reviewer:   

Maureen Putnam
Joint Parish of St. Edward and St. Pius, Princeton 2010
R&R Chair Music in Worship

This is an anthem for Advent, All Saints or for Sundays when the general theme is hope. It is a lush, legato piece with a Brahms style melody and thick chords. Instrumentally, it is lightly accompanied. Vocally, it has many teachable moments regarding vowel sounds, smooth vocal lines and clear dynamic markings. This composition provides both performer and listener a wonderful sense of peace.