O Come, O Come, Emmanuel composed by Hal H. Hopson. Arranged by Emily Lund. For SATB choir with optional flute. Hymntune, Advent, Christmas, Sacred. Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.C5599).
Arranger, Emily Lund, has combined Hal Hopson's tune, GIFT OF LOVE with the familiar text, "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel," creating a lovely new anthem for the Advent season for both SATB or SAB choirs. The lyrical lines of Hopson's melody are woven through the vocal parts while the stirring flute descant carries the traditional plainsong melody. Easily learned, this best-seller is a delightful selection for Advent. The reproducible flute part is included in the anthem.