Prepare Ye The Way

Anthem for 2 Flutes, Choir and Organ (or Strings)

The first number from Thy King Cometh, this is my little ode to pastoral music in 6/8.  It’s also the fullest realization of my modal ideas.

Here’s a clip from a concert performance of the whole oratorio, re-orchestrated for strings instead of organ.  I think it works much better this way: