This piece begins with trumpets and trombones heralding the familiar LOBE DEN HERREN tune. Hobby then features various mixtures of instruments and voices to layer the mood for each of the four stanzas. Finally, organ, timpani, brass, congregation, and choir merge to create a climactic work ending with triumphant fanfares. Appropriate for any time of year. Reproducible page for congregation included in the choral score.
Voicing: SATB, Congregation
Instruments: Organ, Brass Quintet, Timpani, opt. Percussion