This is a powerful and emotional hymn of remembrance based on Psalm 126. The text tells of a time when had God provided for Israel: then they were happy. In the intervening time some catastrophe has befallen them. This anthem is a prayer to God to restore them to their former glory. The main narrative is punctuated by a supplication for peace (Dona nobis pacem). The writing is entirely homophonic.
SATB/organ; 4 pages; ca. 3'00"
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