The Angel Gabriel
SATB choir, orchestra
Composed by Joel Raney. Arranged by Sabine Baring-Gould. Advent, Sacred. Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.C5912).
Item Number: HP.C5912
Text by Sabine Baring-Gould. Scripture: Luke 1:28, Luke 2:46, Luke 2:47, Luke 2:48, Luke 2:49, Luke 2:48, Luke 2:49, Luke 2:50, Luke 2:51, Luke 2:52, Luke 2:53, Luke 2:54, Luke 2:55.
Telling the story of the angel Gabriel's annunciation to Mary, this Advent setting from Joel Raney is filled with appeal and charm. Along with the familiar carol, the addition of an uplifting new refrain further strengthens the familiar words, concluding with a joyous "Glory to God in the highest!" This setting comes from Joel's cantata, Sing with the Angels! (# 8571). Orchestrations consists of Conductor's Score, Violin I and II (Divisi), Cello, Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, French Horn, Electric Bass and Percussion.