Joyful, All Ye Nations, Rise! (A Hymn Concertato on "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing"). Composed by Mary Mcdonald. For SATB choir, organ and piano, descant, congregation (with optional 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 3-5 octave handbells). Sacred Anthem, Christmas. Octavo. Published by Lorenz Publishing Company (LO.10-4026L).
Celebrate Christmas in all its glory with this brilliant hymn concertato by Mary McDonald that continues her distinctive series of traditional hymn settings. Written for choir, congregation, organ, piano, and optional brass and handbells, "Joyful, All Ye Nations, Rise!" boasts a "classic touch" with references to Beethoven's Ode to Joy. It's the perfect way to involve the entire church family in the spirit of the season.