Bring Us Peace (Da Pacem Domine). By Melchior Franck (1579-1639). Arranged by Linda Spevacek. For 3-part mixed choir, descant, piano (a cappella). Concert. Octavo. Published by Heritage Music Press (LO.15-2642H).
This lovely, late Renaissance/early Baroque work features a contemporary English text for more general use by both schools and churches, along with a soaring descant that adds to the emotional impact. Whether performed accompanied or a cappella, this piece provides a marvelous masterwork experience for developing choirs. The original Latin text is included as a performance option.