The World's Been a-Waitin' So Long by Larry Shackley. For SATB choir (a cappella) (with optional percussion). Sacred Anthem, Advent, Christmas. Octavo. Published by Lorenz Publishing Company (LO.10-4260L).
There will be joy when the Messiah comes. The world's been a-waitin' so long. Larry Shackley has created this joyous, energy-driven Advent anthem for a cappella choirs. It may also be performed with the optional percussion parts, which further enhance the effectiveness of this original spiritual.