Choral (SATB Choir)
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827). Arranged by Mary McDonald. Shawnee Sacred. Anthem, Holy Week, Sacred, Maundy Thursday. Octavo. 8 pages. Published by Shawnee Press (HL.35031326).
Item Number: HL.35031326
Uses: Holy Week, Maundy Thursday
Scripture: Matthew 26:36-56; Luke 22:39-46
With the haunting strains of The Moonlight Sonata, this anthem unfolds into layers of beautiful textures, delivering an emotional portrait of Christ in the garden of prayer. The powerful text is filled with evocative imagery and sacred meaning, reminding the listener of the humanity of the suffering Savior and His divine destiny of grace. Highly effective!