We have a strong city written

On this day in 2015, We have a strong city was written.

This substantial anthem, published by Oxford University Press, was composed in 2015 to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta and to mark Salisbury Cathedral’s stewardship of the charter since 1215. Rutter weaves together passages from the book of Isaiah, Zechariah, and Amos with music that is both ceremonial and mysteriously intense to create a dignified and powerful work.