Arranged by Mack Wilberg
Gloria in excelsis Deo
A Christmas processional
Forces or Category: SATB & piano/full orchestra
Orchestration: picc, 3 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bn, 4 hn, 4 tpt, 3 tbn, tba, timp, 2 perc, hand bells (opt), hp, org, str
for SATB and piano or full orchestra
The music cycles through several keys as a sense of hope, spirit, and imagination is developed and suspended throughout. Its catchy melody would make this a wonderful opening to a concert or could be used in church services throughout the Christmas season.