Above the Moon Earth Rises composed by Emma Lou Diemer (1927-). Arranged by Bradley Ellingboe. For SATB choir div., piano accompaniment. Music for the Church Year. Sacred, Choral. Grade 3-4. Octavo. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.9100).
Sustained harmonies set the stage for this beautiful setting of the Thomas Troeger poem celebrating the beauty of nature and God's glory. Elingboe displays his mastery of text painting as the narrative verse flows seamlessly throughout.