for baritone solo, SATB, and small orchestraThe work comprises three choral movements interspersed with two movements for the soloist. The psalms chosen reflect the emotional range of the Book of Psalms, for they voice joy and sorrow, thanksgiving and despair, penitence and faith, and hope and love. Two of the choral movements are published separately: O Sing Unto the Lord; O Praise GodOrchestral material is available on hire.
David Willcocks (b.1919)
"Well crafted and exciting. David Willcocks's piece is marked by rhythmic drive and vitality; its word setting is not only striking but also shows a deep understanding of the inner meanings of the texts." - Choir Schools Today
O sing unto the Lord a new song (Psalm 98)
Out of the deep (Psalm 130 - baritone solo)
O praise God in his holiness (Psalm 150)
The Lord is my shepherd (Psalm 23 - baritone solo)
Thou, O God, art praised in Sion (Psalm 65)