Gloria in excelsis Deo (A Christmas processional). By Mack Wilberg (1955-). For SATB choir and piano/full orchestra (piccolo, 3 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoon, 4 horn, 4 trumpet, 3 trombone, tuba, timpani, 2 percussion, hand bells (optional), harp, organ, strings). Mixed Voices. Sacred, Choral Leaflet. Vocal score. 16 pages. Duration 4'. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193870475).
ISBN 9780193870475. Sacred, Choral Leaflet.
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.