Every Valley by Mark Hayes. For SATB choir, piano. Sacred Anthem, Advent, Christmas. Octavo. Published by Lorenz Publishing Company (LO.10-3890L).
The incredible talent and devout faith of Mark Hayes shine in this masterful setting of a celebrated text from Isaiah 40. The beautifully flowing accompaniment conveys the text's vivid pictorial images with deft strokes of color. The lyrical choral texture builds gradually to a grand, sweeping finish resonating with the glory of the Lord.