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We Praise You, O God

By David Angerman

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Choral (SATB)
Composed by David Angerman and Joseph M. Martin. Harold Flammer. Published by Shawnee Press (HL.35028081).

Item Number: HL.35028081

6.75x10.5 inches.

Uses: General

Scripture: Psalm 146:2; Psalm 109:30

From the driving opening to the final punctuated chords, this anthem is a brilliant paean of praise that is rich with choral opportunities to encourage worship. The repetitive rhythmic motive is quickly learned and the toccata-like piano part maintains a constant stream of energy to propel the piece to unbounded jubilation. The contrasting middle section offers relief with deep resonating chords that enrich the text. After an arresting accelerando, a wall of climbing 4ths brings a virtuosic element to the piece and enables a striking recapitulation and festive codetta.