I Hear the Prophet Callin' by Pepper Choplin. For SATB choir, solo voice, piano (with optional tambourine, triangle). Sacred Anthem, Advent, Christmas. Octavo. Published by Lorenz Publishing Company (LO.10-3751L).
This mesmerizing original by Pepper Choplin opens with the haunting call of the distant prophet, "Prepare the way of the Lord." The choir responds as the voice of the faithful, "Make straight the way in the desert for our God." Composed in a simple, Appalachian folk style, this little gem sparkles with Pepper's renowned creativity. Optional instrumental accompaniment adds a plaintive touch that is just right for Advent and Christmas morning.