Rutter’s arrangement of the hymn O God, our help in ages past uses the hymn tune ‘St. Anne’ to great effect. The verses alternate between choir alone and choir with congregation, building to an uplifting finale in which all sing together.
Brass choir score and parts are available to hire at the OUP link below.
Orchestration: 4 tpts in C, 3 tbn ( 2 tenor. 1 bass), tba, 3 timps, perc (snare drum, sus. Cymbal, crash cymbals), organ