You are here: Music    Printed music    Gloria


Accompanied; SATB

The Latin text from the Ordinary of the Mass.

An accompaniment for orchestra without organ is also available.

The first movement of Gloria is available separately under the title Gloria 1.

Full scores, vocal scores, and instrumental parts are available to hire at the OUP link below.

Orchestration: Brass: 4 tpt, 3 tbn, tba, timp, 2 perc (side drum, susp cym, glock, xylo, crash cym), org Orchestra: 2 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bn, 4 hn, 3 tpt, 3 tbn, tba, timp, 2 perc (glock, xylo, side drum, susp cym, crash cym, tamb), hp, str

Buy from OUPJohn's music is available to buy or hire from OUP (or other publisher), but not directly from this site. Click this button to link straight to the relevant page for this piece on their site.


Duration: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Moderately Difficult
Published: 13 May 1976
ISBN: 9780193380622

Programme notes

Gloria was written in 1974 in response to a commission from The Voices of Mel Olson, a choir based in the USA…

Download John's programme notes on this piece

This piece on disc

WordPress Image Lightbox