Peoples Will Praise You (2000)
SATB chorus and piano
Text: Psalm 67
Duration:  4 minutes

Commissioned through 1999-2000 Church/Synagogue Residency sponsored by the American Composers Forum Boston Area Chapter
Written for Temple Emanuel, Newton, MA and Twelfth Baptist Church, Roxbury, MA

Premiere:  Temple Emanuel and Twelfth Baptist Choirs, Manna Concert, May 9, 2000, Newton, MA
Other performances:  
Temple Emanuel Choir, North American Jewish Choral Festival, July 24, 2000, Ellenville, NY

Program notes:
Peoples Will Praise You is a soulful interfaith hymn setting of Psalm 67. "May God be gracious to us and bless us," is both thanksgiving and a plea in this fusion of gospel and Jewish folksong styles.

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