In this setting of haunting simplicity, Rutter employs rich orchestral colours and a beautiful, imploring melody. The composer has taken the opportunity of this anniversary edition to recast the original accompaniment for organ, to facilitate performance in church.
Conductor’s scores and instrumental parts are available on sale and on hire at the OUP link below.
Orchestration: fl, ob, 2 cl, 2 hn, hp, str
The piece is also included in The John Rutter Piano Album, arranged for solo piano.