Two texts, one general and the other for Christmas, make this joyous work ideal for year round concerts, festivals, and adjudications. The open 5ths introduced by the treble voices are echoed by the men, evoking a majestic aura. Well-scored and easy to learn, it could also be used as a concert processional. An optional descant drives the work to a powerful finish. A dynamic choral statement by Sally Albrecht.