Behold, O God Our Defender composed by Herbert Howells (1892-1983). For Choral (SATB). Music Sales America. Sacred, 20th Century, Choral. 8 pages. Novello & Co Ltd. #NOV290439. Published by Novello & Co Ltd. (HL.14003869).
Like much of Howells' later work, this is a deeply religious choral work that ranks at the top of the English choral tradition. Composed on Christmas Day 1952, “Behold, O God Our Defender” is for mixed choir with organ or piano accompaniment.