Lo! He comes with clouds descending
Conductor's score and parts on hire
Forces or Category: Congregation, SATB, brass, timps, organ
Orchestration: 2 tpt, hn, tbn, tba, timp, org
for congregation, SATB, brass quintet, timpani, and organ
This hymn-anthem offers a familiar and well-loved tune, ample opportunities for congregational participation, a richly harmonized stanza for choir alone, a superb descant in the final stanza, and beautiful brass writing that avoids all the clichés of the genre but delivers as much power and brilliance as anyone could ask for.