Gloria Deo by Mary Lynn Lightfoot. For SSA choir, piano. Christmas, General. Octavo. Published by Heritage Music Press (LO.15-1673H).
Bright syncopations and rhythmic vitality spark this refreshingly different and energetic work, utilizing the traditional Latin text. Featuring strong independent vocal lines and a dynamic accompaniment, this superbly crafted selection offers driving rhythmic excitement to its conclusion. Extremely effective, and equally appropriate for school or church. Don't miss this concert/festival showpiece!